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Descrizione Delle Pitture Del Campo Santo Di Pisa Coll'Indicazione Dei Monumenti Ivi Raccolti - Quinta Edizione -

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/4051

Imprint

Pisa: Presso Niccolò Capurro, MDCCCXLV.

Physical Description

v, [1], 225, [1] p., [9] pl.; 166 mm. (Octavo.)

General Note

The plates carry no plate-numbers but the numbers of the pages next to which they are to be bound (pp. 1, 26, 34, 111, 142, 147, 167, 170, 173).

Contents

[T.p.] - Avvertimento (by Giovanni Rosini) - [Text, with pl.] - Indice.

Responsibility Note

No author's name is given, but the Avvertimento is signed by Giovanni Rosini.

The plates are signed as engraved by 'Lo. Fo.' (i.e. Lasinio figlio?).

References

C. Baracchini and E. Castelnuovo, Il Camposanto di Pisa (1996).

Summary Note

The Indice lists the painters whose work is described here: Orgagna, Laurati, Simon Memmi, Anton Veneziano, Spinello Aretino, Giotto, Buffalmacco, Benozzo Gozzoli.

The first plate shows a view of the Campo Santo; the rest, details of paintings. The paintings are of Christian subjects.

Copy Note

The book is copiously annotated in Italian, in pencil.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, brown cloth-covered boards; gilt-decorated spine, red morocco spine-label lettered 'Lettere Pittoriche Sul Campo Santo (Rosini &c.', spine lettered 'R.A.' and 'Pisa 1810.'

Subject

Paintings - Frescoes - Mural paintig and decoration - Churches - Cathedrals - Cemeteries - Italy - Tuscany - Pisa - Campo Santo - History - 14th century
Christian art and symbolism
Art history - Italy - 19th century

Contributors