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cover for La Pianta Prospettica di Venezia del 1500 (Bird's-eye View of Venice, 1500), reprinted
  • Jacopo de Barbari
    circa 1445–1516
    born: Venice, Italy ; died: Brussels, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • cover for La Pianta Prospettica di Venezia del 1500 (Bird's-eye View of Venice, 1500), reprinted, 1962
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • woodcut facsimile
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Murphy and Professor T. Pignatti
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0144
Description

City of Venice with figures of Mercury and Neptune in center top and bottom blocks (respectively). Faces of the wind blow from the edges of the print.