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MARC Record view

001 $ 07/2333
003 $ UK-LoRAA
005 $ 20190730131225.2
035 # # $a 8261 (Vol. I) ; 8262 (Vol. II)
041 0 # $a ita
044 # # $a it
245 0 0 $a Intera Collezione Di Tutte Le Opere Inventate E Scolpite Dal Cav. Alberto Thorwaldsen Incisa A Contorni Con Illustrazioni Desl Chiarissimo Abate Misserini Dedicata A Sua Eccellenza Rodolfo Conte Di Lützov Gran Croce Dell'Ordine Reale Di S. Stefano D'Ungheria, Dell'Imperiale Austriaco Di Leopoldo, Del Real Danese Del Danebroc, Del Gran Ducale Di S. Giuseppe Di Toscana, E Di Quello Constantiniano Di S. Giorgio Di Parma, Ciambellano, Consigliere Intimo Attuale Di Sua Maesta' Imperiale E Reale Apostolica, Suo Ambasciatore Straordinario Presso La S. Sede. - Tomo Primo (Secondo)
260 # # $a Roma $c 1831 $b Nella Tipografia Di Pietro Aureli Con Approvazione
300 # # $a 2 vols.; $c 451 mm.
500 # # $a Vol. I: [126] p., frontis. (port.), pl. 1-60 (i.e. 62 pl. There are bis pl. 22, 25, 53, but numbers 33, 34 apply to one plate only. Plate 26 is misnumbered as 36.). - Vol. II: [118] p., pl. 61-116. (But pl. 66, 96, 98 occur bis; pl. 113 occurs quater. Plate 98 is double.)
505 0 # $a Vol. I: [Frontis., t.p.] - [Plates and texts] - Indice Degli Articoli Contenuti Nel Primo Tomo = Table Des Articles Contenus Dans Le Premier Tome. - Vol. II: [T.p.] - [Plates and texts] - Indice Delli Articoli Contenuti Nel Secondo Tomo = Table Des Articles Contenus Dans Le Deuxieme Tome; [imprimatur].
508 # # $a The frontispiece is signed as engraved by F. Garzoli. All other plates are signed as designed and sculpted by A. Thorwaldsen and engraved by Franco. Garzoli - apart from pl. 35 and 101, which are signed as designed and sculpted by A. Thorwaldsen and engraved by Anto. Banzo, and pl. 52, which is unsigned.
510 0 # $a B. Jørnæs, Billedhuggeren Bertel Thorvaldsens liv og værk (1993); Künstlerleben im Rom: Bertel Thorvaldsen, der Dänische Bildhauer und seine deutschen Freunde, ed. G. Bott [exhibition catalogue](1991); The age of Neoclassicism [exhibition catalogue] (1972); H. Fletcher, 'John Gibson: an English pupil of Thorvaldsen', in Apollo, 96/128 (1972 October), p.336-40; J.B. Hartmann, 'Canova, Thorvaldsen and Gibson', in English miscellany, 6 (1955), p.205-35; R. Zeitler, Klassizismus und Utopia: Interpretationen zu Werken von David, Canova, Carstens, Thorvaldsen, Koch (1954).
520 2 # $a The text is printed in Italian and French in parallel columns.

The plates are outline engravings showing sculptures by Thorvaldsen, on both Christian and pagan subjects.

On the death of Canova in 1822, Thorvaldsen became the leading Neoclassical sculptor in Europe. His first large commission had been from a British patron, Thomas Hope, for a statue of Jason with the Golden Fleece (1803). This had enabled him to stay on in Rome after completing his studentship funded by the Academy of Fine Arts of Copenhagen. In Britain examples of his work may be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (roundels of Night and Day), Trinity College Library, Cambridge (statue of Lord Byron) and Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire (reliefs of the Wrath of Achilles and the Embassy of Priam).
561 # # $a Purchase ordered 1847 (RAA Council Minutes, X, 1847 Feb 12).
563 # # $a 19th-century half white vellum, marbled-papered boards; brown morocco spine-labels lettered 'Thorwaldse Opere 1. (2.)'.
600 1 4 $a Thorvaldsen
653 # # $a Mythology, Greek - Christian art and symbolism
653 # # $a Sculpture - Statues - Bas-reliefs - Italy - Rome - 19th century - Neoclassical
655 # 0 $a Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century
700 1 # $a Thorvaldsen $e source artist
700 1 # $a Misserini
700 1 # $a Lutzow $e dedicatee
700 1 # $a Garzoli $e engraver
700 1 # $a Banzo $e engraver