Monday, October 13, 2014

She showed me her room, isn't it good Norwegian wood (the woodcarvings of Ugo da Carpi)

There isn't much to say.  Early print required illustrations and chiaroscuro woodcut fit the bill.  Ugo da Carpi was one of the first.  The last carving is listed with the Library of Congress.

Wikipedia page for Ugo da Carpi

British Museum page for Ugo da Carpi's Diogenes

Library of Congress link to Circe

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