Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 10 (recto)

Author Isabella Catanea Parasole Italian
Publisher Gargano Italian
Binder Hardy-Mennil

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Written by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Lucchino Gargano, Venice, bound by Hardy-Mennil.
Design composed of 2 horizontal registers. Top register is decorated with 3 triangle motifs: the left and right triangles are ornamented with a floral pattern, whereas the middle triangle is ornamented with a bird. Bottom register is decorated with 3 ornamented squares: left and right squares have the same pattern characterized by a bird above a column; the middle square is ornamented with a diamond enclosing a circle with a central floral pattern.

Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 10 (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut

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