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Andrea Magnarotto manuscript material : 2 items

Collection Data

To Lord Byron, poet : 1 letter signed : 29 Sep 1818 : (B'ANA 0242) : from Venice : in Italian; body of the letter in a scribal hand; regarding his wife's brazen and immoral nature; imploring Byron to spare himself trouble by keeping his distance from her. Published with translation and commentary as SC 625 in Shelley and his Circle, v. VII, p. 350f.
Magnarotto, Andrea (Creator)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Addressee)
Cogni, Margherita (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1818-09-29 - 1818-11-17
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Bakers -- Italy -- 19th century
Cuckolds -- Italy -- 19th century
Biographical/historical: Andrea Magnarotto, Venetian baker. He was the husband of Margherita Cogni, "La Fornarina," with whom Lord Byron had an affair from ca. August 1817 to sometime in 1819.
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 items
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18976667
MSS Unit ID: 22092
Archives collections id: archives_collections_22092
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a90f580-d4c3-0133-ec5b-00505686d14e
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