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History and commentary.

Author: Mark P McDonald
Publisher: London : British Museum Press, 2004.
Series: Print collection of Ferdinand Columbus (1488 - 1539) : a Renaissance collector in Seville / Mark P. McDonald, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : English

A reconstruction of the vast collection of prints amassed by Ferdinand Columbus, son of Christopher Columbus, from a unique inventory that survives in Seville.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark P McDonald
ISBN: 0714126381 9780714126388
OCLC Number: 249348541
Description: 520 S : ill.
Contents: Volume 1. The life, times and works of Ferdinand Columbus; The Seville Inventory; The system of print classification and description in the inventory; Excavating the inventory: an archaeology of the print collection; The physical life of the collection and Ferdinand's Universal Library; Collecting the Columbus Print Collection; German prints and printmaking before 1500 (Fritz Koreny); The more the merrier: Columbus's German and Swiss prints after 1500 (Peter Parshall); Ferdinand Columbus's Italian prints (Michael Bury and David Landau); Collecting Netherlandish prints in the early 16th century (Ger Luijten); The ornament prints in the Columbus collection (Peter Fuhring); Washing the ass's head: exploring the non-religious prints (Malcolm Jones); The maps: Town-view and historical prints in the Columbus inventory (Peter Barber). Appendices: I Ferdinand Columbus's travels; II Sequence of classification categories; III Documents. Bibliography; General index; Plates. Volume 2. Technical introduction to catalogue; Catalogue of prints; Indices.
Series Title: Print collection of Ferdinand Columbus (1488 - 1539) : a Renaissance collector in Seville / Mark P. McDonald, vol. 1.


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