166.—Italian Gothic Initials, Giov. Palatino, 16th Century.details
166.—Italian Gothic Initials, Giov. Palatino, 16th Century.
out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
Please do not redistribute without permission, since running this site is expensive.
Giovanni Battista Palatino was born in 1515 and died in 1575 (roughly); his examples of calligraphy and scripts, and his writing manual, are very valuable for the insights they give us into the development of writing, and for their influence on modern typography.
can get a version of this image without the watermark at the lower right corner by requesting it here
; The images are watermarked to help people find where they came from if they get reposted to blogs or other sites. Images under 1200 pixels on a side
are still free, although I will ask for a donation :-)
$Id: mkgallery,v 1.27 2012/09/03 22:34:40 liam Exp liam $