Woodcut image of the narrators in The Decameron, from a c. 1492 Italian edition

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Title

Woodcut image of the narrators in The Decameron, from a c. 1492 Italian edition

Subject

Woodcut

Description

This edition of The Decameron (c.1492) shows an illustration of the ten narrators of the stories included in the book, told over the course of ten days. The narrators include seven women and their three male companions. The ten are seated in what looks to be a garden, presumably telling their stories.

Date

c. 1492

Contributor

Brittany Wissel

Rights

Language

Italian

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Italy
Late Middle Ages (1300-1500)
15th century
c. 1492

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Original Format

Woodcut Imprint

Files

Decamerone. Precede- Girolamo Squarzafico- Vita di Boccaccio.jpg

Citation

“Woodcut image of the narrators in The Decameron, from a c. 1492 Italian edition,” Medieval Hollywood, accessed June 16, 2024, https://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/84.

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