Splendours of the Gonzaga.
London, Victoria & Albert Museum 1981.
4to. xxiii + (1) + 248pp, many photo ills (some colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Jill Allibone’s copy. A few minor marginal stains.
Catalogue for an exhibition held at the Victoria & Albert Museum in November 1981 – January 1982, devoted to the Gonzaga dynasty of Mantua as patrons of art between the mid fifteenth century and early seventeenth century. Fourteen preliminary essays by art historians include contributions from Mario Praz and Ernest Gombrich.