Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 11 (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 main horizontal sections that are framed on the top and bottom by decorative borders. Upper section is decorated with 4 squares ornamented with a circular motifs (first and second squares have the same pattern). Lower section is decorated with 5 squares; the first square consists of 2 parts, each with the same pattern, while the second and third squares have the same pattern and the fourth and fifth squares have the same pattern.

Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 11 (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut

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