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Cominciamento E Progresso Dell'Arte Dell'Intagliare In Rame, Colle Vite Di molti de' più eccellanti Maestri della stessa Professione. Opera Di Filippo Baldinucci Fiorentino, Accademico Della Crusca. All'Illustriss. Sig. Abate Francesco Marucelli.

Filippo Baldinucci

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/2881

Author

Imprint

In Firenze,: MDCLXXXVI., Nella Stamperia di Piero Matini all'Ins. del Lion d'Oro. Con lic. de' Sup.

Physical Description

[8], viii, 124 p. 277 mm. (Quarto.).

Contents

[T.p., dedic.] - Proemio Dell'Opera - [Text] - Indice Delle Cose Notabili - Approvazioni.

Responsibility Note

Decorations are unsigned. The work is dedicated by the author to Francesco Marucelli.

References

On reproductive engraving see F. Haskell, The painful birth of the art book (1987).

Summary Note

The work consists of eighteen biographies - of Alberto Durer, Luca Di Leida, Marcantonio Raimondi, Aldegraef, Hubert Goltz, Giovanni Sadalaer, Antonio Tempesta, Raffaello Sadalaer, Henrico Goltz, Giovanni Saendredam, Egidio Sadalaer, Iacopo Callot, Cornelio Bloemaert, Stefano Della Bella, Reimbrond VanRein, Pietro Testa, Roberto Nanteuil, Francesco Spierre.

Provenance

13 September 1787: 'Resolved, That ... Baldinucci's Lives 8 vol. be purchased.' (RA Council Minutes II, 47).

Binding Note

17th-century vellum; spine lettered 'Baldin Arte dell'Intagl. in Rae' and 'Cominciato del'arte dell'intagre'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Engraving - Engravers (printmakers) - Artists - Europe - History - 15th century - 16th century - 17th century - Renaissance - Baroque
Art history - Biography - Reference books - 17th century

Contributors

Piero Matini, printer, publisher
Francesco Marucelli, dedicatee