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Abecedario Pittorico Del Pellegrino Antonio Orlandi Bolognese Contenente Le Notizie De' Professori Di Pittura, Scoltura, Ed Architettura In Questa Edizione Corretto E Notabilmente Di Nuove Notizie Accresciuto Da Pietro Guarienti. Accademico Clementino, Ed Inspettore Della Regia Galleria Di S. M. Federico Augusto III. Re Di Polonia, Ed Elettore Di Sassonia, ecc.

Pellegrino Antonio Orlandi

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/2915

Author

Imprint

In Venezia:: Appresso Giambatista Pasquali., MDCCLIII. Con Licenza De' Superiori, e Privilegio.

Physical Description

[12], 583 p., pl. A-C; 236 mm. (Quarto).

Contents

[T.p., dedic.] - Al Lettore Pietro Guarienti - [Plates A-C] - [Text] - Tavola De' Cognomi, e Sopranomi ... - Tavola II. Nella quale si spiegano le Cifre, e Marche ... Spiegazione delle Cifre, e Marche della Tavola A (B, C). Spiegazione delle Cifre ... espresse con Lettere. - Catalogo Degli Intagliatori in Rame, ed in Legno - Notizie Varie - Istruzione Per dipingere a fresco ... - Catalogo De' Libri, Che trattano delle tre belle Arti del Disegno.

Responsibility Note

No plate is signed.

The edition is dedicated by the editor, Guarienti, to Federico Augusto III, king of Poland.

References

On the printer, G.B. Pasquali, see F. Pedrocco, 'Editoria illustrata veneziana del settecento: G.B. Pasquali', in Atti dell'Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti (1975), p.321-30.

Summary Note

The editor, Guarienti, updates Pellegrini's Abecedario with corrections and additions. His address 'Al Lettore' gives much information about his own life as a painter and connoisseur.

The three plates, A-C, show 158 engravers' monograms.

Provenance

Acquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Binding Note

18th-century mottled calf, upper cover gilt-stamped with royal arms of Britain and 'R.A.'; rebacked in 20th century, retaining earlier red morocco spine-label lettered 'Abecedario Pittorico Di Orlandi'

Name as Subject

Subject

Artists - Painters, European - Painters, Italian - Sculptors - Engravers - Monograms - Bibliographies - History
Biography - Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Italian - Reference books - Italy - 18th century
Armorial bindings - Great Britain - 18th century

Contributors