Italian School XVI C. Atlas. Sun. Two woodcuts.
Italian School XVI C. Atlas. Sun. Two woodcuts.
Italian School XVI C. Atlas. Sun. Two woodcuts.
Italian School XVI C. Atlas. Sun. Two woodcuts.
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Italian School XVI C. Atlas. Sun. Two woodcuts.

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Title: Mundi Hieroglyphicum (Atlas). Solis Simulacrum (Sun).
Dimensions: Sheet 5 1/8" x 2 3/4".
Publisher: per Thomam Guarinum.
Edition:   Pierio Valeriano, Celio Agostino Curione. Hieroglyphica, sive, De sacris Aegyptiorum literis commentarii. (A study on hieroglyphics and their use in allegory).

Date: 1575.

Materials and Techniques: woodcut on paper, letterpress verso. 
Provenance:  The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute, and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1965-2000.
Condition:  The signs of aging are appropriate for the time. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Part of: page 426 in the edition 1575. (Numerous editions throughout the 16th century and later). Letterpress verso also matches.

Art Movements, Periods & Schools: Italian School XVI C.

Note: This entry incorporates text from Wikipedia.