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6062A

Decorated Initials

Decorated Initials

6062A
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 letters over floral 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 A, H, L, M, SHieronymo de Chaves, Tractado de la sphera que compuso […] Ioannes de Sacrobusto. Sevilla: Juan de León, 1545 [Letters L, M, S] — Pedro Cieza de León, Parte primera de la chronica del Perú[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1553 [Letters A, E, H, L, M, Q, S (all shown here) — Miguel de Fuenllana, Libro de Música para vihuela intitulado Orphenica Lyra[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1554 [Letters H, S] — Pedro Hermosilla, Exactissima ac brevis logicalium terminorum ratio. Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1555 [Letter A] — Petro Fermsosello, In universam Fratris Francisci Titelmani[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1555 [Letters G (shown here), M, Q] — Missale Divinorum […] ecclesie Hispalensis[.] Sevilla: Ioa[n]nem Gotherium, 1565 [Letters G, H, L, S] — San Buenaventura, Vidas de San Francisco y Santa Clara. Sevilla: en casa de Juan Gutiérrez impressor de libros en la calde [sic] Genova, 1560 [Letter E].
Photo Source
Universidad de Valladolid / UVaDOC || Universidad Complutense de Madrid / HathiTrust Digital Library || Biblioteca Nacional de Chile / Memoria Chilena || Stanford University / Google Books || Biblioteca de la Universidad de Sevilla || Internet Archive; Biblioteca Provincial y Universitaria de Sevilla / Hathi Trust Digital Library || Biblioteca de la Universidad de Sevilla / Internet Archive. Not reproduced at scale vis-à-vis the images of the impressions in 6062B.
Item
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