287. MS — Woodcut from the Italian book Libro di giuocho di scacchi
printed by Antonio Miscomini in 1493
Original art work:
|This illustration is the frontispiece from a book printed by Antonio Miscomini in Florence in 1493. The text of Miscomini's book is a translation into Italian of the Latin work ‘De Moribus Hominum et de Officiis Nobilium Super Ludo Scaccorum’ (c1300) by Jacobus de Cessolis (c1250 - c1322). |
Note that the woodcut is from Miscomini c1493 - not from the original work in Latin by de Cessolis c1300.