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Le Migliori Pitture Della Certosa Di Napoli Disegnate E Pubblicate Dal Pittore Luigi Angelini Professore Onorario De Reale Istituto Di Belle Arti E Socio Corrispondente Della Real Società Borbonica. Ed Illustrate Da Raffaele Liberatore.

Luigi Angelini

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Parigi.: Dalla Tipographia Fain E Thunot, Via Racine, 28, Vicino L'Odéon., 1843.

Physical Description

54 p., [18] pl.; 486 mm. (Folio).


[T.p., dedic.] - L'Editore - Notizie Istoriche Intorno La Certosa Di S. Martino - [Plates, with explanatory texts].

Responsibility Note

All plates are signed as drawn by Luigi Angelini; and all as engraved by Francesco Pisante apart from two signed as engraved by Filip. Morghen (nos. [6], [16]). Each plate also carries the name of the source artist - seven by Ribera, two each by Giordano and Stazioni, one each by Vaccaro, Spadaro, d'Arpino, Lanfranco, Finoglia, Maratto and Guido Reni.

The work is dedicated by Luigi Angelini to Ferdinand II, king of the Two Sicilies.

Summary Note

The plates are all outline drawings. They show: [1] Amos, by Giuseppe Ribera; [2] Abdia, by Giuseppe Ribera; [3] Pietà, by Giuseppe Ribera; [4] Mosè, by Luca Giordano; [5] Elia, by Luca Giordano; [6] Pietà, by Massimo Stanzioni; [7] Osea, by Giuseppe Ribera; [8] Joele, by Giuseppe Ribera; [9] Maddalena Penitente, by Andrea Vaccaro; [10] Aggeo, by Giuseppe Ribera; [11] Noè, by Giuseppe Ribera; [12] S. Bruno, by Massimo Stanzioni; [13] Conte Del Nivernese, by Micco Spadaro; [14] La Crocifissione, by Cav. d'Arpino; [15] Un Beato, by Lanfranco; [16] Morte Di San Martino, by P. Domenico Finoglia; [17] Il Battesimo Nel Giordano, by Carlo Maratto; [18] Il Nascità Di N.S., by Guido Reni.

Binding Note

19th-century red quarter morocco, mottled paper-covered boards; spine lettered 'Spagnoletto La Certosa Di Napoli', 'R.A.' and '1843'.

Name as Subject


Saints - Christian art and symbolism - Iconography
Paintings, European - Paintings, Italian - Paintings, Spanish - Italy - Naples - Certosa Di San Martino (Naples) - History - 17th century - Baroque
Pictorial works - 19th century