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Works of Art (55)

[Aesopus moralitus] Vita, Fabulae (The Moralized Aesop; Life, Fables): Folio 4v, Author: Aesop, Translator and editor: Francesco del Tuppo, Naples: Francesco del Tuppo, February 13, 1485, Printed book with woodcut (or metalcut?) illustrations (31.62.9)
Analytic Diagrams of Proportion and the Human Body: From L'idea della architettura universale (book 1, part 1, page 40), 1615, Author: Vincenzo Scamozzi (Italian), Venice: Printed by Giorgio Valentino for Vincenzo Scamozzi, 1615, Woodcut illustration (42.60.2.40)
Apulegio volgare (Apuleius in the Vernacular): Signature E2v, Author: Lucius Apuleius, Translator: Matteo Maria Boiardo, Venice: Nicolo daristotele da Ferrara & Vincenzo de Polo da Venetia, 1519, 2d ed. (1st ed., 1518), Printed book with woodcut illustrations (56.608.1)
Arabesque Interlace in Circle (signature B7) and Arabesque and Classical Ornament (signatures C6v and C7), ca. 1465–1527, Font designed by Giovanni Antonio Tagliente; woodcuts engraved by Piron da Carpi, From: Opera nuova che insegna a le donne a cuscire … laqual e intitolata Esempio di raccammi, Publisher: Giovanantonio e i Fratelli da Sabbio, Venice, 1530 (35.75.3)
Aritmetica (Arithmetic): Signature a4, Author: Filippo Calandri, Florence: Lorenzo Morgiani & Johannes Petri, January 1, 1491/92, Book with printed text and woodcut illustrations (19.24)
Astronomicum Caesareum, 1540, Michael Ostendorfer (German); Written by Petrus Apianus (German), Hand-colored woodcuts (25.17)
Auti Te Pape, 1893–94, Paul Gauguin (French), Woodcut printed in color on wove paper (36.6.2)
Biblia Italica (Italian Bible), Book 2: Frontispiece (signature AA1), Translator: Niccolò Malermi (or Malerbì), Venice: Giovanni Ragazzo for Lucantonio Giunta, October 15, 1490, Book with printed text and woodcut illustrations, handcolored (33.66)
Celestial Map of the Northern Sky, 1515, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (51.537.1)
Celestial Map of the Southern Sky, 1515, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (51.537.2)
Cento favole morali (One Hundred Moral Tales): The Crow and the Serpent (page 35), Author and illustrator: Giovanni Maria Verdizotti, Venice: Giordano Ziletti, 1570, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (48.165)
De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo libri due . . . (Of Ancient and Modern Dress of Diverse Parts of the World in Two Books . . .), 1590, Cesare Vecellio (Italian, 1521–1601), Published Venice: Damiano Zenaro, Printed book with woodcuts by Christoph Krieger (Cristoforo Guerra) (21.36.146)
De re militari (On the Military Arts): Folios 161v and 162r. Author: Roberto Valturio (Italian), [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472, Printed book with woodcut illustrations printed separately (26.71.4)
Delightful Land, 1893–94
Paul Gauguin (French)
Woodcut printed in color on thin wove paper (36.6.5)
The Devil Speaks (Mahna No Varua Ino), from Fragrance (Noa Noa), 1893–94, Paul Gauguin (French), Woodcut printed in color on Japanese paper (36.6.3)
Diogenes, mid-1520s, Ugo da Carpi (Italian), after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks, second state (17.50.1)
Fall of the Giants, 1638, Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, Bolognese), after Guido Reni (Italian, Bolognese), Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, printed on four sheets (17.50.2)
Fasciculo di medicina, 1493/4, Johannes de Ketham, Rare printed book (38.52)
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, ca. 1497–98, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (19.73.209)
The Garden of Love (two parts), Christoffel Jegher (Flemish), after Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish), Woodcut (30.53.17a,b)
The Groenendaal Passion, late 15th century, Twelve engravings by Israhel van Meckenem (German), two touched with gold; one hand-colored woodcut, Netherlandish School, 15th century; one hand-colored metalcut, Cologne School, 15th century; and 32 leaves of manuscript text in Dutch and Latin in brown ink with initials in red, bound in Netherlandish blind-stamped leather (2003.476)
Hercules and Antaeus, ca. 1516, Ugo da Carpi (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (22.67.80)
Hercules Chasing Avarice from the Temple of the Muses, ca. 1518 (?), Ugo da Carpi (Italian); Designed by Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (20.24.76)
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (Poliphilo's Dream about the Strife of Love), Author: Francesco Colonna, Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1499, Woodcut illustrations with printed text; bound volume (23.73.1)
Hystoria di due amanti (Tale of Two Lovers), ca. 1500, Enea Silvio Piccolomini (Italian, Sienese), Alessandro Braccesi, translator, Published Florence: Piero Pacini da Pescia, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (25.30.17)
I quattro libri dell'architettura...: La Rotonda outside Vicenza (Book 2, page 19),1581, Author: Andrea Palladio (Italian), Venice, llustrated book (41.100.128)
La giostra di Giuliano de' Medici (The Joust of Giuliano de' Medici): Title page (signature 1a), Author: Angelo Poliziano (Politian), [Florence: Tubini, Alopa e Ghirlandi?, ca. 1495–1500], Book with printed text and woodcut illustrations (25.30.22)
Lamenting the Death of Adonis, mid-16th century, After Luca Cambiaso (Italian), Woodcut (17.37.33)
Le Sorti … intitolate giardino di pensieri (The Fates … Entitled Garden of Ideas): Garden of Ideas (frontispiece), Author: Francesco Marcolini, with verses by Lodovico Dolce, Venice: Francesco Marcolini, October 1540, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (37.37.23)
Liber chronicarum (Nuremberg Chronicle), 1493, Author: Hartmann Schedel (German), Illustrators: Michael Wolgemut (German) and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (German), Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (1981.1178.29)

Liber chronicarum (Nuremberg Chronicle), 1493, Author: Hartmann Schedel, Illustrators: Michel Wolgemuth (German) and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (German), Printed book with woodcut illustrations (21.36.145)
Meditationes passionis Christi; Devote meditatione sopra la passione del nostro Signore (Devout Meditations on the Passion of Our Lord): The Raising of Lazarus, opening page (folios 1v and 2r), Author: Pseudo-Bonaventura, Venice: Hieronymus de Sanctis & Cornelio, 1487, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (33.17)
Nave Nave Fenua (Delightful Land): From Noa Noa (Fragrance), 1893–94, Paul Gauguin (French), Woodcut printed in color on wove paper, lined in silk (36.6.4)
The Nineteenth House Outside the City: From Tutte l'opere d'architettura (book 7, page 47), 1584, Author: Sebastiano Serlio (Italian), Venice: Francesco de' Franceschi, 1584, Woodcut illustration (24.45.3.47)
Ornamento Delle Belle & virtuose Donne, 1554, Matteo Pagano (Italian), 1554, Book with woodcut plates (21.15.2bis)
Ovidio metamorphoseos vulgare (Ovid's Metamorphoses in the Vernacular), by Giovanni Bonsignore, 2d ed. (Venice: Lucantonio Giunta, 1501), Woodcut illustrations by 15th-century Venetian school (22.16)
Predica del arte del ben morire (Sermon on the Art of Dying Well): Title page (signature a1), Author: Girolamo Savonarola, [Florence: Ant. Tubini, shortly after 1500], 4th ed., Book with printed text and four woodcut illustrations (25.30.95)
Procession of Süleyman the Magnificent through the Hippodrome, 1533, Pieter van Aelst, the Younger (Flemish), Woodcut, single sheet from a frieze printed on ten sheets (28.85.7a)
Quatriregio (Four Realms): Signatures B2v and B3, Author: Federico Frezzi, Florence: For Piero Pacini da Pescia, July 26, 1508, Book with printed text and woodcut illustrations (21.4.1)
The Rape of Ganymede, 1505–15, Giovanni Battista Palumba (Master IB with the Bird) (Italian, active northern Italy and Rome), Woodcut (25.2.9)
The Rape of Proserpina, Giuseppe Scolari (Italian, Vicenzan), Woodcut (22.73.3[152])
The Rape of the Sabines, 1585, Andrea Andreani (Italian, Mantuan), after a bronze relief by Giambologna (Netherlandish), Chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks, on three paper panels (22.73.3[73–75])
Rustic Gate: From Tutte l'opere d'architettura, book 6, Libro estraordinario (page 17), 1584, Author: Sebastiano Serlio (Italian), Venice: Francesco de' Franceschi, 1584, Woodcut illustration with letterpress text (24.45.3.17)
Saint Jerome in the Wilderness, ca. 1525–30, Italian School, after Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Venetian), Woodcut (22.73.119)
Samson Rending the Lion, ca. 1497–98, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (24.63.111)
Scene of Witchcraft, 1510, Baldung, Hans (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German), Chiaroscuro woodcut in two blocks, printed in gray and black (41.1.201)
Sleeping Cupid, mid-17th century, Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, Bolognese), after Guido Reni (Italian, Bolognese), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (22.73.3[107])
Sphaera Mundi [with other tracts]: Sphaera cum Theorcis Disputationibus Johannis Regiomontani contra Cremonensium Deliramenta Theoricas: Signatures 11v and 22, Authors: Johannes de Sacrobosco (John Holybush); Regiomontanus (Johannes Müller of Königsberg), Georg von Peuerbach, [Venice:] Erhard Ratdolt, 1485, Printed books with woodcut illustrations printed in one, two, and three colors of ink (17.45)
Stanze: Signature a1, Author: Pietro Aretino, Venice: Francesco Marcolini, January 23, 1537, Printed book with frontispiece printed as a chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (37.37.2)
Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent Wearing a Jewel-Studded Helmet, ca. 1532, Venice, Woodcut on paper (42.41.1)
Triompho di Fortuna (Triumph of Fortune): Frontispiece (woodcut printed in black and red ink), Author: Sigismondo Fanti, Venice: Agostino Zani for Giacomo Giunta, 1526, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (25.7)
Villa Almerico (Villa Rotonda): From I quattro libri dell'architettura (book 2, page 19), 1570, Author: Andrea Palladio (Italian), Venice: Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570, Woodcut illustration with letterpress text (41.100.126.19)
Villa Barbaro at Maser: From I quattro libri dell'architettura (book 2, page 51), 1570, Author: Andrea Palladio (Italian), Venice: Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570, Woodcut illustration with letterpress text (41.100.126.51)
Whore of Babylon, from The Apocalypse, 1498, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (18.65.8)
Woodblock for Samson Rending the Lion, ca. 1497–98, Albrecht Dürer (German), Pearwood (19.73.255)