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Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

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Rarely seen, exquisite Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books make this a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. ‘Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books’ showcases over 65 Renaissance paintings hidden between the covers of rare books in Boston’s libraries and museums. Read more.

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(1547), T. Ve. Master.

Unknown (1547), T. Ve. Master. © Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

(c.1385), Calderini Pontifical.

Unknown (c.1385), Calderini Pontifical. © Harvard Imaging Services and Houghton Library, Harvard University

(1385), Calderini Pontifical.

Unknown (1385), Calderini Pontifical. © Harvard Imaging Services and Houghton Library, Harvard University

(1503), Lucantonio Giunta, Missal.

Use of the Vallumbrosan Order (1503), Lucantonio Giunta, Missal. © Wellesley College, Margaret Clapp Library, Special Collections. Guy Warren Walker, Jr. Collection, on deposit from St. Mark’s School

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