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Finding Aid for the Collection of Portraits of Members of the Manuzio Family, ca. 1550-1950
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Description
The Manuzio family were renowned Venetian printers. Aldo Manuzio (1449 or 50-1515) was a Venetian printer who founded the Aldine Press and started the Hellenic Academy at Venice that contributed to the cause of learning in Italy. The collection consists of 26 portraits, mostly engravings, of members of the Manuzio family of printers.
Background
The Manuzio family were renowned Venetian printers. Aldo Manuzio (1449 or 50-1515) was a Venetian printer who founded the Aldine Press, which issued 96 works of 27 Greek authors; he started the Hellenic Academy at Venice, contributing greatly to the cause of learning in Italy; his son Paolo, born in Venice on June 12, 1512, succeeded his father in the management of the Press; also became known as a humanist scholar for his work on Cicero; he died on April 6, 1574 in Rome.
Extent
1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.