ROW The images shown here are from Bernard Quarich's edition
of Works of The Italian Engravers of the Fifteenth Century, with introduction
by G.W.Reid. The first book in this series was devoted to three sequences
This extends to other illustrations of the Triumphs - to the Triumphs of Apollo and the Muses
01 a woodcut
from the second edition of Pacini's edition of the Triumphs printed in
Florence in 1508.
02 The Triumph of Death from the Predica dell'Arte del ben morire , Florence c1500.
02 The French edition of Petrarch's Triumphs (Janot, Paris ,1539) was illustrated with six emblematic woodcuts, here the Triumph of Time . The designs dispense with the clutter of the multi-figured composition in favour of an economic arrangements of objects. The size of the original page is 9 x 14cms, but reproduced larger here so you can see the detail.
from Petrarch's Sonnets, Venice 1522, the Triumph of Love