Trophævm vitæ solitariæ.

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Other Authors: Merlo, Giovanni (Engraver), Piccini, Giacomo, approximately 1617-approximately 1669 (Engraver), Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603 (Illustrator)
Uniform Title:Pères du désert
Format: Book
Published: [Venetijs?] : [s.n.], [1639?]
Physical Description:[1], 25 leaves : all ill. (engravings) ; 25 x 35 cm (obl. fol.)
General note:Dedication signed: "Io: Merl: ex e Dicat"
Engraved throughout.
Figures after Maarten de Vos (RLUK)
One of 5 works; "Ces cinq articles forment la collection des Pères du désert, gravés par les frères Sadeler et Adrien Collaert, mais sans texte; on ne les trouve pas souvent réunis" - Brunet, v. 5, p. 23. (RLUK)
Only a few of the plates are signed: Nos 2, 9, 14 with variations of Giovanni Merlo; No. 15 "Iacobus Pecini Fe Venetiis 1639"; No. 19 "Flureto Fecit"
Possible date of publication from date 1639 on Plate 15.
Probable place of publication from known workplace of engravers.
Title page engraving signed: "Gio: Merlo Feci"
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Bequest; William Grylls; 1863.
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