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Dizionario Degli Architetti, Scultori, Pittori, Intagliatori In Rame Ed In Pietra, Coniatori Di Medaglie, Musaicisti, Niellatori, Intarsiatori D'Ogni Età E D'Ogni nazione Di Stefano Ticozzi Socio Onorario Dell'Accademia Di Belle Arti Di Carrara, Dell'Ateneo Di Venezia, Ec. Tomo Primo (- Quarto)

Stefano Ticozzi

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Milano: Presso Gaetano Schiepatti, M DCCC XXX. (- M DCCC XXXIII.)

Physical Description

4 vols. in two; 213 mm. (Quarto.)

General Note

Vol. I: 444 p. - Vol. II: 480 p. - Vol. III: 480 p. - Vol. IV: 256 p., 7, 2 pl.


Vol. I: [Blank leaf, half-t., t.p.] - Prefazione - [Text, A-D]. - Vol. II: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text, E-Morace]. - Vol. III: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text, Morales - Verheyden]. - Vol. IV: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text, Verkolie - Zylvet] - Appendice Prima (II) - Indice Degli Artisti Cui Appartengono Le Seguenti Cifre - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

The plates are not signed.

The title-page of the first volume carries the publisher's imprint of Gaetano Schiepatti; those of the second and third, the imprint of 'Luigi Nervetti, Tipografo-Librajo Corsia del Duomo N.992'; that of the fourth, the imprint of 'Luigi Nervetti Tipografo-Librajo Vicolo di S. Zeno N. 5330.'

The printer is named on the half-title verso of Volume I: 'Dalla Tipografia Di Vincenzo Ferrario.'

Summary Note

The publication-dates are given on the title-pages as 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833.

Ticozzi's entries are very much from a Neoclassical perspective. For example, in Volume II he concludes his entry on the Baroque architect Guarino Guarini (1624-83) with the words, 'Morì per vantaggio dell'arte nel 1683.'

The first appendix adds dictionary-entries. The second consists of essays on architecture, painting and sculpture by F. Algarotti, L. Alberti.

The first group of plates in Volume IV (nos. 1-7) shows artists' monograms; the second, (nos. 1-2) shows figures of a male body and head.


With the front free-endpapers in both volumes inscribed in ink, 'William Yeames Roma Dec. 1842.' This copy was presented to the RA Library in 1900 by his son, William Frederick Yeames, R.A. (see RA Annual Report for 1900, p. 40).

Binding Note

19th-century half vellum, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spines, red morocco spine-labels lettered 'Ticozzi Dizionario'.


Painters - Sculptors - Architects - Engravers - Artists - Europe - History
Biography - Art criticism - Art history - Italy - 19th century
Encyclopedias and dictionaries - Reference books - Italy - 19th century


Gaetano Schiepatti, publisher
Luigi Nervetti, publisher
Vincenzo Ferrario, printer
William Yeames, previous owner
William Frederick Yeames RA, donor