Finding Aid for the Collection of Portraits of Members of the Manuzio Family, ca. 1550-1950

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Collection of Portraits of Members of the Manuzio Family, ca. 1550-1950

Collection number: 392

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Portraits of Members of the Manuzio Family,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1550-1950
Collection number: 392
Extent: 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

The Grolier Club, purchase.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Portraits of Members of the Manuzio Family (Collection 392). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232850 

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 26 Italian, German, and French portraits, mostly engravings, of members of the Manuzio family of printers, mainly of the elder Aldo and Paolo, with one of the younger Aldo.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 50-1515--Portraits.
Manuzio, Paolo, 1512-1574--Portraits.
Manuzio family--Portraits.


Container List

 

A Collection of Portraits of Members of the Manuzio Family

Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

There are 26 portraits of members of the Manuzio family of printers, mainly of the elder Aldo and Paulo, with one of the younger Aldo.