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La Cuppola del Cavalier Gio. Lanfranco, dipinta in Roma, nella Chiesa di S. Andrea della Valle, disegnata, et intagliata, da Carlo Cesio, e

RA Collection: Book

Record number



di novo data in luce con direttione, e cura da Gio. Giacomo Rossi, dalle sue stampe, in Roma, alla Pace,: 1680. con Privil. del S. Pontefice concesso l'Anno 1691.

Physical Description

viii dble. pl. (incl. t.-pl.); 640 mm.

Responsibility Note

Plate I (title-plate) is signed as painted by 'Jo. Lanfrancus', and drawn and engraved by 'Carolus Caesius'; the other plates are unsigned.


N. Turner, 'Ferrante Carlo: "Descrittione della Cupola di S Andrea della Valle dipinta dal Cavalier Gio. Lanfranchi" a source for Bellori's descriptive method', in Stor. A., 12 (1971), p.297-325.

Summary Note

The plates represent Lanfranco's most famous work, his fresco of the Assumption of the Virgin, in the dome of the church of Sant' Andrea della Valle, Rome; which he painted in 1625-7.

Binding Note

18th-century half white vellum, blue paper-covered boards; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Cuppo. Di Lan. De Rub. Tempi. S.M. De. Pace'. Bound with two others.

Name as Subject


Paintings, Italian - Frescoes - Ceilings - Domes - Church decoration and ornament - Churches - Italy - Rome - Sant' Andrea della Valle - History - 17th century - Baroque
Assumption - Iconography - Christian art and symbolism
Pictorial works - 17th century


Giovanni Lanfranco, source artist
Carlo Cesi, engraver
Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi, printer, publisher