Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: AMERICUS VESPUCCIUS FLORENTINUS portentosa navigatione ad Occasum atque ad Austrum duas Orbis terrarum partes, nostris oris quas / incolimus maoires, te nullis antea nobis notas sœculis, aperuit, quarum alteram de sue nomine AMERICAM mortalium consensus nominavit, An. Sal 8 IIID.; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: 3;
Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in blue ink, center: [diamond; possibly L. 3528 without initials]
ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015
Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-October 14, 1996.
Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.
The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21-November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25-March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24-August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992-January 3, 1993, no. 8D.
Joy Kenseth, Editor, "The Age of the Marvelous", Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1991, pp. 226-227, no. 8C.
William H. Schab, Dealer, Rare Books and Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1964.
Hollstein, Vol. 4: 469; New Hollstein (The Collaert Dynasty), Vol. 5: 1201; Baroni Vannucci (1997): 698
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