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6054A

Decorated Initials

Decorated Initials

6054A
Artist
Workshops of Juan de León (active between 1545 and 1555), Martín de Montesdoca (active between 1553 and 1558), and Juan Gutiérrez (active between 1559 and 1572).
Title
Decorated Intials (White Roman initials over fantastic-creature decorations).
Date
1545
Medium
Woodcut (or woodcut standing-in for a lost woodblock). Measurements? Documented in the following works: Pedro Mexía, Historia Imperial y Cesárea[.] Sevilla: Juan de León, 1545 [Letters C, D, H, I, M, R (shown here)— Pedro Cieza de León, Parte primera de la chronica del Perú[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1553 [Letters C, D, M (shown here), P, V (shown here)] — Miguel de Fuenllana, Libro de musica para vihuela intitulado Orphenica Lyra[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1554 [Letters D (shown here), and P] — Pedro Hermosilla, Exactissima ac brevis logicalium terminorum ratio. Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1555 [Letters C, D, I (shown here), H, P] — Hyeronymo Chavez, Chronographia[.] Sevilla: Martín Montesdoca, 1558 [Letters C, D, M, P, Q (shown here)] — Ordenanzas reales para la Casa de Contratación de Sevilla[.] Sevilla: Martín de Monres de Oca, 1553 [Letters P, D] — Domingo de Valtanás OP, Segunda parte de la exposición de los Evangelios[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1558 [Letter V] — San Buenaventura, Vidas de San Francisco y Santa Clara. Sevilla: en casa de Juan Gutiérrez impressor de libros en la calde [sic] Genova, 1560 [Letters D, N, P (all three shown here)] — Missale Divinorum […] ecclesie Hispalensis[.] Hispali [Sevilla]: apud Ioa[n]nem Gotherium, 1565 [Letter H (shown here)].
Photo Source
Universidad de Valladolid / UVaDOC || National Library of Austria / Google Books || Stanford University / Google Books || Universidad Complutense de Madrid / HathiTrust Digital Library || Libreria del Colegio de la Concepción de Alcalá and Universidad de Sevilla / HathiTrust Digital Library. Not reproduced at scale vis-à-vis the images of the impressions in 6054B.
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