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Italian may refer to:

  • Anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Italy
    • Italians, an ethnic group or simply a citizen of the Italian Republic
    • Italian language, a Romance language
      • Regional Italian, regional variants of the Italian language
    • Languages of Italy, languages and dialects spoken in Italy
    • Italian culture, cultural features of Italy
    • Italian cuisine, traditional foods
    • Folklore of Italy, the folklore and urban legends of Italy
    • Mythology of Italy, traditional religion

Italian Media

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[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript ch...

Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa. Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea. Oldest original cartographic... more

[The Capture of Christ]

[The Capture of Christ]

This drawing represents the central portion and main action of the painting--Christ's betrayal by Judas--of the Garden of Gethsemane. Dating is difficult, but it is likely that the sheet belongs to the artist... more

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Decorative border and text in: De natura animalium [...] / Aristotle. Venice : Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... more

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P and geometric diagrams]

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P...

Title page in: Elementa geometria / Euclides. Venice : E. Ratdolt, 1482. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 225.

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

Decorated initial L showing mathematician Luca Paccioli as Franciscan monk, surrounded by text, and rope-patterened border. Illus. and text in: Somma di arithmetica, geometria, proporzione e proporzionalita / L... more

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, J...

Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.

[Remondino de Luzzi overseeing assistant in dissection of cadaver as students watch in an early fourteenth century anatomy class at Bologna]

[Remondino de Luzzi overseeing assistant in dissection of cadaver as s...

Illus. in: Fasciculus medicinae / Johannes de Ketham. Venice : J. and G. Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 140.

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek and Arabic medical books, and three patients waiting to have their urine examined]

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek an...

Illus. in: Fasciculus medicinae / Johannes de Ketham. Venice : J. and G. de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 130.

[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regiomontanus, seated beneath an armillary sphere and surrounded by decorated border]

[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regio...

Frontspiece in: Epytoma in Almagestum / Regiomontus. Venice : J. Hammam, 1496. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 29.

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print showing a woman as Fortitude, one of the cardinal virtues, snapping off a portion of a pillar. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

[Crucifixion study]

[Crucifixion study]

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on mat: [Raffaeli on old mat]. Ink inscription on back of drawing not deciphered. Title from P&P Bradley co... more

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

Print shows a female prophet directing Emperor Augustus's gaze upward towards a group of spirits in the clouds. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washingt... more

Raphael and his beloved

Raphael and his beloved

Print showing Raphael standing before Margherita Luti, seated, looking up at him. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979... more

Circe

Circe

Print showing Circe, standing on a wharf with dragon-like serpents, offering a drink to sailors as their ship passes. Title provided by researcher 10/2017. Alternate title from "The 'Pembroke' album of chiarosc... more

Faith

Faith

Allegorical print showing a woman as Faith, one of the theological virtues, holding a chalice, with one knee on a low wall outside a temple(?). Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints an... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center lef... more

Prudence

Prudence

Allegorical print showing a woman as Prudence, one of the cardinal virtues, seated with left elbow resting on left knee, looking to the left into a mirror which she is holding in her right hand; with a large ur... more

Circe drinking

Circe drinking

Oval chiaroscuro woodcut by Ugo da Capri, 1486-after 1532; After Parmigianino, published by Andreani. Bartsch VII 8, 2nd state. Mayer I: 726 (24); QJ 60. Monogram of Andreani in lower left corner of block. Mars... more

Prudence

Prudence

Allegorical print shows a woman as Prudence, one of the cardinal virtues, seated with left elbow resting on left knee, looking to the left into a mirror which she is holding in her right hand; with a large urn ... more

[Figure of a woman with raised hand, possibly Sybil in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican]

[Figure of a woman with raised hand, possibly Sybil in the Sistine Cha...

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Attributed on mat: "follower of Polidoro da Carravaggio according to Jana Brabcová́, Nat'l Gallery, Prague. Farinato (H.R.)" In... more

[The visitation]

[The visitation]

Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog ... more

The resurrection

The resurrection

Print shows Jesus, dressed in a shroud, stepping out of his tomb as it rests in a cave. On the right, the women weap, and on the left, the guards tumble over each other in fright. Title from Graphic sampler / ... more

St. Peter preaching the gospel

St. Peter preaching the gospel

Print shows the apostle Peter, at left, with arm extended, preaching to a group. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979,... more

Ceiling with three angels / IV.R.,IVE.

Ceiling with three angels / IV.R.,IVE.

Print shows three angels in flight just below a ceiling, surrounded by columns. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, ... more

The death of Ananias / Raphael Urbinas, perugo da carpo.

The death of Ananias / Raphael Urbinas, perugo da carpo.

Print shows Ananias lying on the ground in front of the disciples and other observers. The disciple Peter condemns him for telling a lie. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Pho... more

Venus and cupids / perugo da carpo.

Venus and cupids / perugo da carpo.

Print shows Venus standing among a group of cupids. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Print originally ... more

The sacrifice of Abraham

The sacrifice of Abraham

Print shows Abraham raising a sword against his son, Isaac. Anonymous artist fter Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photograp... more

Faith

Faith

Allegorical print shows a woman as Faith, one of the theological virtues, holding a chalice, with one knee on a low wall outside a doorway. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Ph... more

The Virgin in an oval

The Virgin in an oval

Print shows the Virgin Mary seated with a child in her lap. Anonymous artist after Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photogra... more

Fortitude

Fortitude

Allegorical print shows a woman as Fortitude, one of the cardinal virtues, snapping off a portion of a pillar. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washingto... more

The sacrifice

The sacrifice

Print shows the Roman knight Mutius Scaevola putting his hand into a flame while a group of Etruscans stands by. Anonymous artist after Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic samp... more

The virgin, child and St. John

The virgin, child and St. John

Print shows the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus with his cousin in the background. After Francesco Mazzuoli who was called Il Parmigianino. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints a... more

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on classical architecture]

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on cl...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Architectural title page of Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini bordered in columns with scene of seated teacher lecturing as assistant dissects cadaver]

[Architectural title page of Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini bor...

Title page in: Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini / Jacopo di Berengario. [Bononiae : Impressum per H. da Benedictis, 1521]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libr... more

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from handbook on classical architecture]

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from han...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

Allegorical print showing a seated man thinking and another figure looking at a globe. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress,... more

Diana hunting the stag

Diana hunting the stag

Allegorical print showing the Roman goddess Diana with hunting dogs; on the left, two dogs have caught the stag. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of his trade; on the hood over the furnace is a portrait of an unidentified man]

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Voarchadvmia contra alchi'miam: ars distincta ab archimi'a, & sophia: cum additionibus: proportionibus: numeris: & figuris opportunis. Venetiis : 1530. Published in: T... more

The philosopher

The philosopher

Allegorical print showing a man sitting in a chair, thinking. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. After P... more

Pallas

Pallas

Print showing Pallas, one of the Greek titans, holding a shield. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Attr... more

St. John

St. John

Print showing Saint John carrying a goblet. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Attributed to Antonio da ... more

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... more

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

Print shows a device with a long tube for breathing, worn over the head, to allow a soldier to walk underwater; also shows the device being used in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl.... more

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Print shows two soldiers resting on an air mattress made by sewing together and inflating animal skins. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl. Vegetii Renati De re militari libri qvatuor. Lutetiae : Apu... more

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta, who is kneeling before him]

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Il padre san Benedetto con l'espositione d'il r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta. [Bologna : Per V. Bonardo & Marc' Antonio da Capri,1539] Published in: The tradition ... more

Hope

Hope

Allegorical print showing a woman as Hope, one of the theological virtues, with one knee on a bench and both hands raised in prayer toward the sky. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Print... more

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De la pirotechnia. [Veneto] : 1540. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of C... more

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations showing medical scenes from life of Galen, physician to Marcus Aurelius]

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations...

Illus. in: Extra ordinem classium libri / Galenus. Veneti : Apud Haeredes L. Luntae, 1541. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 129.

Tierra nveva

Tierra nveva

Shows the Atlantic coast from Labrador to north Florida. Publication information from atlas. Text titled "Della terra nova del Bacalaos" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, and columns]

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'architettvra di Leonbatista Alberti / tr. by Cosimo Bartoli. Firenze : Appresso L. Torrentino, 1550. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[Mathematician Girolamo Cardano, half-length portrait in oval, facing right, with text below]

[Mathematician Girolamo Cardano, half-length portrait in oval, facing ...

Illus. and text in: De subtilitate libri XXI / Girolamo Cardano. Basileae : Per L. Lucium, 1554. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 236.

[Method of raising sunken ship with five ropes and ships, diagram of curved pipe in water, and surrounding text]

[Method of raising sunken ship with five ropes and ships, diagram of c...

Illus. and text in: De subtilitate / Girolamo Cardano. Basileae : Per L. Luclum, 1554, First vol., p. 12. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 260.

Hammock Between Two Trees

Hammock Between Two Trees

Illus. in: Ramusio, G. Battista, Le Navigationi al Mondo Nuovo, III (Venice, 1556). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV / Natale de Comitibus ueneto nunc primum è Gr... more

[Male and female mandrake roots]

[Male and female mandrake roots]

Illus. in: Commentarii secundo auct, in libros sex Pedacii Dioscoridis / Pietro Andrea Mattioli. Venetiis : Ex Oficina Erasmiana, V. Valgrisij, 1558, p. 535. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. ... more

Map of eastern Canada

Map of eastern Canada

Relief shown pictorially. From Giovanni Battista Ramusio's Terzo volvme delle navigationi et viaggi ...? 1565? pp. 424-425? In upper left margin: 424. In upper right margin: 425. Available also through the Libr... more

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the L... more

Al S. Alberto Lavezzola Paolo Forlani Veronese. Con questo belissima et ordinatissima ordinanza suole, il gran sig.or Turco presentarsi alla batteria et all'assalto di qualche fortezza, ho volutto che il mondo uedendola uscire sotto il Mag.go nome de V.S. in questa picciola & commoda forma, la riconosca dalla molta sua cortesia, allaqualle quanto io debbo mi raccomando

Al S. Alberto Lavezzola Paolo Forlani Veronese. Con questo belissima e...

Engraving shows battalions of armies of soldiers and riders on horseback in circular formation on the outskirts of a walled city in flames. Tent encampments are visible around the outskirts. Title from image ca... more

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana partita alli 23 luio da Corphu uerso Cipro ? trouat l'armata inimica 1570

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana pa...

Engraved print shows sailing ships from the Venetian armada in formation from 1570. Title from first line of key caption. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 226B. Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 226B. Origin... more

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolog... more

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, ...

Illustration showing aspects of optics: Battle scene with Archimedes' mirrors using sun to defend city of Syracuse against sailing ships, a rainbow, elephants crossing long bridge drawn in perspective, nude man... more

Pope Gregory XIII

Pope Gregory XIII

Engraving by Domenico Pellegrino Tibaldi. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists wks.; BI; Shelf.

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

[Illustrations of 16th century knives, forks, and other utensils]

[Illustrations of 16th century knives, forks, and other utensils]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... more

Virgin and child with angel

Virgin and child with angel

Title from vendor. On shelflist card: "A.C.I.F. Pietro Stefanone for." Bartsch, 7. Hubbard Collection.

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ...

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattat...

This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, ... more

Dog A. Caraza

Dog A. Caraza

Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to image. B259.

Mutius Scaevola

Mutius Scaevola

Print shows the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who saved Rome from the Etruscan king Lars Porsena in ca. 509 B.C., putting his hand into the fire. After Balthazar Peruzzi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Sereniss [...]; Andrea Andriano Mant. intagliatore 1585.

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Se...

Print shows Madonna and Child surrounded by saints. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Dedication: All [...] Signor Nicolo Gaadi in Fiorenze. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs D... more

The entombment

The entombment

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Divis... more

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Allegorical print shows a semi-nude female figure resisting two males, one with wings on his head and one with a blindfold over his eyes, a second female, and a blindfolded cupid. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Title fr... more

The entombment / Raff. da Reggio invent. Andrea Andreano Mant. intagliator.

The entombment / Raff. da Reggio invent. Andrea Andreano Mant. intagli...

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. After Raffaellino da Reggio. Dedication: All Mm. et Cccmo. Sigr. Don Giovane Medici 1... more

Eve after the Fall / Mecarino inventore, Anda. intagliat[o]re Mant[ua]no.

Eve after the Fall / Mecarino inventore, Anda. intagliat[o]re Mant[ua]...

Print shows Eve covering herself with a fig tree branch. After Domenico Beccafumi. Dedication: Al S. Guavio Portiani Canonico del Duomo di Siena dedico l'anno MDLxxxvi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

Titian, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection (Library of Congress). Bartsch, 154 (2nd state). LeBlanc, 244. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the Uni... more

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with paddles, cog and shafts, and housing]

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with pad...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded prior to release; used by infantry during assault on fortress]

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded p...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

The Blessed Virgin

The Blessed Virgin

Print showing the Blessed Virgin Mary with the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, pp. 24-28. Possibly... more

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, moving along scaffolding from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, movi...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its relocation from the Circus Nero]

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its re...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of S...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Ner...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

The Virgin, Child, and a bishop / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andrea Mantuano intagliatore in Siena 1591.

The Virgin, Child, and a bishop / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]...

Print shows Madonna and Child with bishop kneeling beside them. After Alessandro Casolani. Dedication: Al Sig. Mutis Peui Nobile senese. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photo... more

Christ carrying the cross / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andrea Andreani intagliatore in Siena 1592.

Christ carrying the cross / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andr...

Print shows Jesus Christ struggling under the weight of the cross. After Alessandro Casolani. Dedication: Al Sig. Fabio Buonsignori Nobile senese. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints... more

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