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6063A

Decorated Initial

Decorated Initial

6063A
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 Initial (White Roman A over botanical 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 — Hieronymo de Chaves, Tractado de la esphera que compuso […] Ioannes de Sacrobusto. Sevilla: Juan de León, 1545 — San Buenaventura, Vidas de San Francisco y Santa Clara. Sevilla: en casa de Juan Gutiérrez impressor de libros en la calde [sic] Genova, 1560. See also the A reproduced in Klaus Wagner, Martín de Montesdoca y su prensa, p. 167.
Photo Source
Universidad de Valladolid / UVaDOC || Universidad Complutense de Madrid / HathiTrust Digital Library || Biblioteca de la Universidad de Sevilla / Internet Archive. Not reproduced at scale vis-à-vis the image of the impression in 6063B.
Item
6063A
Correspondences
Archive: 6063A/6063B
Archive: 6063A/6063B
Archive: 6063A/6063B
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