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Giovanni Brueghel Pittor Fiammingo O Sue Lettere E Quadretti Esistenti Presso L'Ambrosiana Per Giovanni Crivelli Altro De' Dottori Dell'Ambrosiana -

Giovanni Crivelli

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Milano: Tipografia e Libreria Arcivescovile Ditta Boniardi-Pogliani Di Ermeneg. Besozzi -, MDCCCLXVIII.

Physical Description

x, [2], 403, [1] p., [3] fold. pl.; 208 mm. (Octavo.)


[Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - Al Lettore - [Text and pl.].

Responsibility Note

The work is dedicated by the Ambrosiana to the city of Antwerp.

Summary Note

A note on the unnumbered page preceding the main text states that the book was published 'A spese dell'Ambrosiana.'

The three folding plates are facsimiles of letters by Jan Bruegel and others.


The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S.A.H', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, purple cloth-covered boards; gilt-decorated spine, black and red morocco spine-labels lettered 'Crivelli - Brueghel Lettere E Quadretti Milano. 1868.', spine lettered 'R.A.'

Name as Subject


Painters, Belgian - Artists, Belgian - Painting - Documents - Archives - Italy - Lombardy - Milan - History - 16th century - 17th century
Biography - Art history - Italy - 19th century