Teatro delle Nobili et Virtuose Donne..., title page (recto)

Author Isabella Catanea Parasole Italian
Publisher Mauritio Bona Italian

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Written by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Mauritio Bona, Rome.
Engraved illustrated title page. Title printed in black onto a cartouche in the center, which is framed by an unidentified coat of arms above and a portrait of Princess Elisabeth of Austria and Spain at the bottom. The title is further surrounded by robed and nude putti that sit and lean against various architectural elements. At the top left and right corners are 2 sculpted diabolical faces that hold bunches of fruit with their mouths.

Teatro delle Nobili et Virtuose Donne..., title page (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut, engraving

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