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6051A

Decorated Initials

Decorated Initials

6051A
Artist
Workshops of Martín de Montesdoca (active between 1553 and 1558) and Juan Gutiérrez (active between 1559 and 1572)
Title
Decorated Initials (White Roman letters with black striations over black floral decorations over white backgrounds)
Date
1555
Medium
Woodcut (or woodcut standing-in for a lost woodblock). 45mm x 45mm each.  Documented in the following works: Pedro Hermosilla, Exactissima ac brevis logicalium terminorum ratio. Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1555 [Letters M, Q (shown here)] — Domingo de Valtanás OP, Paradoxas y sentencias escogidas[.] Sevilla: Martín de Montesdoca, 1558 [Letter E] — Missale Divinorum […] Ecclesie Hispalensis[.] Hispali [Sevilla]: apud Ioa[n]nem Gotherium, 1565 [Letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, V (all but Q shown here)] — Fray Philippe de Sosa, Libro […] de la excelencia del Sancto Evangelio[.] Sevilla: en Casa de Iuan Gutierrez, 1569 [1570] [Letters Q, Y (shown here), et al.]
Photo Source
Biblioteca Provincial y Universitaria de Sevilla || Libreria del Colegio de la Concepción de Alcalá / Hathi Trust Digital Library. Reproduced at scale vis-à-vis the images of the impressions in 6051B, but not reproduced in actual size.
Item
6051A
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