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Istoria Della Vita E Delle Opere Di Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino Del Signor Quatremere De Quincy Voltata In Italiano, Corretta, Illustrata Ed Ampliata Per Cura Di Francesco Longhena Adorna Di XXIII Tavole E Di Un Fac-Simile

Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/5841

Author

Uniform Title

[Histoire de la vie et des ouvrages de Raphael., Italian.]

Variant Title

Storia Delle Vita E Delle Opere di Raffaello Sanzio

Imprint

In Milano: Per Francesco Sonzogno qm. G.B. Tipografo-Calcografo, Stradone a S. Ambrogio, num. 2735, MDCCCXXIX

Physical Description

[18], xii, 847, [1] p., [24] pl. (incl. add. engr. t.pl. and facsimile) (Plates carry no numbers but in 'Indicamento Delle Tavole' are numbered 1-24); 222 mm. (Octavo.)

Contents

[Add. t.pl., t.p., dedic., letter from dedicatee to publisher] - Benevoli Lettori! - Prefazione Dell'Autore - [Port.] - [Text and plates] - Appendice Contenente Alcuni Documenti Storici ... [with plates] - Indice Generale Delle Materie - Indicamento Delle Tavole Che Adorno Questa Istoria - [Publisher's advertisement].

Responsibility Note

A few plates carry the name of Raffaello as source-artist. Most are signed by draughtsmen - Michele Bisi, Domenico Monti, Gasp. Rossi, Giuseppe Mari, Giovanni Pagani, Giuseppe Pieraccini, Lodovico Gruner, Giuseppe Rossi, Piccozzi, Giovita Garavaglia, De Marchi - and engravers - Luigi Bridi, Lodovico Gruner, Filippo Caporali, Giuseppe Mari, Giuseppe Rossi, Gio. Magnani nello Studio I. e T(oschi), G. Garavaglia, Lasinio (il figlio), Gaetano Bonatti. These names are also given in the 'Indicamento Delle Tavole'.

Most carry the publisher's imprint of Francesco Sonzogno and the date.

The book is dedicated by the publisher, Francesco Sonzogno, to Marchese Raimondo Antaldi E Nobilissimi Membri Della Comunità Di Urbino.

References

A.C. Quatremere de Quincy, Raffaello: Conclusioni dalla "Istoria della vita e delle opere di Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino" nella traduzione di Francesco Longhena, con introduzione e note di Rosario Assunto (1977).

Summary Note

The publication-date of 1829 is carried by the title page and most plates; some plates carry the date of 1828. The title given on the added engraved title-plate reads, 'Storia Della Vita E Delle Opere di Raffaello Sanzio'.

The first plate, the added engraved title-plate, shows Raphael seated with his 'innamorata'. The rest are outline drawings, showing a self-portrait of the artist and various paintings by him - apart from pl. [11], which is a folded facsimile of his writing.

Binding Note

19th-century half white vellum, green mottled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spine, red morocco spine-label lettered 'Quatremere Istoria Della Vita E Delle Opere Di Raf. Sanzio'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Painters - Painting - Italy - Urbino - Florence - Rome - History - 16th century - Renaissance
Art history - Biography - France - Italy - 19th century
Translations from French - Translations into Italian - Italy - 19th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century

Contributors

Francesco Longhena, translator, editor
Francesco Sonzogno, publisher
Raphael, source artist
Giuseppe Rossi, draughtsman, engraver
Ludwig Gruner, draughtsman, engraver
Girolamo Magnani, engraver
Raimondo Antaldi marchese, dedicatee