Portraits: Dottori Modonesi (1665)
Source: Lodovico Vedriani, DOTTORI MODONESI DI TEOLOGIA, FILOSOFIA, LEGGE CANONICA, E CIUILE, CON I SUOI RITRATTI DAL NATURALE IN RAME (In Modona: Per Andrea Cassiani stampator ducale, 1665); 20 cm. Hicks classification: Italy 50 V51. Call # Rare26 10-0274. "An important source for intellectual and artistic life in 17th century Modena. Illustrated with 36 copper engraved portraits, it covers luminaries from the Middle Ages to the year 1665 in many fields, most notably law (both civil and especially canon law); also theology, public administration, diplomacy, philosophy, belle-letres, linguistics, rhetoric, etc." Robert H. Rubin Books, Catalogue Sixty, no. 202. The portraits include one woman, Tarquinia Molza.
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