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Le Vite De' Più Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori E Architetti, Di Giorgio Vasari: Pubblicate Per cura di una Società di amatori delle Arti belle. Volume I. (- XIV Indici.)

Giorgio Vasari

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/5269

Author

Imprint

Firenze.: Felice Le Monnier. -, 1846. (- 1870.)

Physical Description

14 vols. [in eight]; 177 mm. (Sesto.)

Series Title

Raccolta Artistica;: Tomo II - XV

General Note

Vol. I: xxxvii, [3], 351, [1] p., [8] pl. - Vol. II: [4], 263, [1] p., [19] pl. - Vol. III: [4], 295, [1] p., [14] pl. - Vol. IV: [4], 255, [1] p., [20] pl. - Vol. V: [4], 298, [2] p., [13] pl. - Vol. VI: [4], 352 p., [4] pl. (Page 255 misnumbered as 253.) - Vol. VII: [4], 249, [1] p., [8] pl. - Vol. VIII: [4], iv, 308 p., [14] pl. - Vol. IX: [4], 299, [1] p., [17] pl. - Vol. X: [4], 355, [1] p., [8] pl. - Vol. XI: [4], 343, [1] p., [11] pl. - Vol. XII: [4], 411, [1] p., [6] pl. - Vol. XIII: [6], 357, [1] p., [3] pl. - Vol. XIV: [4], xlii, [2], 307, [1] p.

Responsibility Note

The Prefazione of the 'Manuale Storico Dell'Arte Greca', which forms Tome I of the series 'Raccolta Artistica' of which this edition of Vasari's Vite forms Tomo II-XV, states that the 'Socj collaboratori alla edizione del Vasari' were Fr. Vincenzo Marchese, Carlo Milanesi, Gaetano Milanesi and Carlo Pini. The plates are unsigned.

References

On Vasari see the bibliographic note on G. Vasari, Vite (1568).

Summary Note

The publication-dates are given on the title-pages as 1846 (v. 1, 2), 1848 (v.3, 4), 1849 (v.5), 1850 (v.6), 1851 (v.7), 1852 (v.8), 1853 (v.9), 1854 (v.10), 1855 (v.11), 1856 (v.12), 1857 (v.13 ed ultimo), 1870 (v.14 Indici). The volume of Indici (1870) replaces the imprint of 'Felice Le Monnier' with that of 'Successori Le Monnier'. The fourteen volumes form tomes II-XV of the series 'Raccolta Artistica'; of which Tomo I was 'Manuale Storico Dell'Arte Greca' (1846). The plates are all woodcut portraits of artists.

Binding Note

19th-century half red morocco, marbled-papered boards; spines lettered 'Vasari Tom. I. II. (- XV.)' and 'R.A.' The first volume is bound with 'Manuale Storico Dell'Arte Greca, Pubblicato Per cura di una Società di Amatori delle Arti belle. Volume Unico' (1846).

Subject

Painters - Sculptors - Architects - Artists - Painting - Sculpture - Architecture - Italy - History - Renaissance
Art history - Biography - Italy - 16th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century

Contributors