Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms
Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms
Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms
Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms
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Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Lot Sold:2,375GBP

Description

CASTELLANI, CASTELLANO

La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola vergine & martire. Siena: alla loggia del Papa, [not before 1571]


4to (196 x 140mm.), 10ff., woodcut illustrations, early twentieth-century vellum with gilt arms of Victor Masséna, red morocco lettering-piece, gilt edges, slightly browned

Castellani (1461-1519), a secular priest and canon lawyer from Florence, was the author of numerous rappresentazioni and popular religious works. The imprint "Alla loggia del Papa" was used by Luca Bonetti and other Sienese printers in the 1580s.


LITERATURE:

Edit16 61630 (listing 2 copies, in Florence and the British Library); Sander 6322 (listing all editions)


PROVENANCE:

Victor Masséna (1836-1910), prince d'Essling, arms on binding

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms
Castellani, La rappresentatione di Santa Orsola, Siena, [1571], modern vellum with Essling arms
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