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Affreschi Celebri Del XIV. E XV. Secolo Incisi Dal Cav. Carlo Lasinio sui disegni del Cav. Paolo suo Figlio Con Illustrazioni

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Firenze: Presso Alessandro Bernardini Negoziante Di Stampe E Quadri, 1841.

Physical Description

[6], 41, [1] p., 32 dble. pl.; 476 mm. (Broadsheet.)


[T.p.] - Prefazione (by P. Tanzini) - [Text and plates].

Responsibility Note

All plates are signed as drawn by G. Paulo Lasinio, apart from pl. 27-31, which are signed as drawn by Francesco Pieraccini. All are signed as engraved by Carlo Lasinio.

Each carries the imprint of the publisher or seller, Niccolò Pagni of Florence (or Niccolò Pagni figlio e comp., or Niccolò Pagni e figlio) - apart from no. [5], which carries that of Niccolò Capurro of Pisa.

Summary Note

Publication-dates are carried by some plates - of 1818, 1820, 1821, 1824-7 and 1833.

The text and plates describe and show:

[1] 'Affreschi Nella Cappella Brancacci Al Carmine' (by Tommaso Guidi detto Masaccio) (p.1-14, pl. 1-7);

[2] 'Affresco In S. Ambrogio Di Cosimo Roselli' (p. 14-15, pl. 8);

[3] 'Affreschi Della Cappella Sassetti In Santa Trinita' (by Domenico Ghirlandaio) (p.16-22, pl. 9-13);

[4] 'Affreschi della Cappella Baroncelli Oggi Cappella Giugni In Santa Croce' (by Taddeo Gaddi) (p.23-26, pl. 14-17);

[5] 'Affresco Nell'Antico Refettorio De' Frati Di Santa Croce' (by Giotto) (p.26-8, pl.18);

[6] 'Affreschi Di Domenico Ghirlandaio Nel Coro Di S. Maria Novella' (p. 29-39, pl. 19-31);

[7] 'Affresco In S. Angelo, Chiesa Soppressa In Arezzo' (by Spinello Aretino) (p.39-41, pl. 32).

All show Christian subjects.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, black cloth-covered boards; rebacked in 20th century, spine lettered 'Pitture Di Masaccio'. Part of the former spine-piece is tipped in onto the rear pastedown: it included the lettering 'Pitt', 'Masacci' and 'R.A.'

Name as Subject


Christian art and symbolism - Saints
Paintings - Frescoes - Mural painting and decoration - Churches - Italy - Tuscany - Florence - History - 14th century - 15th century - Renaissance
Art history - Italy - 19th century
Pictorial works - 19th century


Masaccio, source artist
Cosimo Rosselli, source artist
Domenico Ghirlandaio, source artist
Taddeo Gaddi, source artist
Giotto, source artist
Spinello Aretino, source artist
Carlo Lasinio, engraver
Giovanni Paolo Lasinio, draughtsman
Alessandro Bernardini, bookseller
Numa Pompilio Tanzini
Niccolò Pagni
Niccolò Capurro
Francesco Pieraccini, draughtsman