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Memorie Degli Intagliatori Moderni In Pietre Dure, Cammei, E Gioje Dal Secolo XV. fino Al Secolo XVIII. [Epigraphs]

RA Collection: Book

Record number

07/4974

Imprint

In Livorno.: MDCCLIII., Per Gio. Paolo Fantechi E Compagni. Con Licenza de' Superiori.

Physical Description

xx, 175, [1] p.; 217 mm. (Quarto.)

Contents

[T.p., dedic.] - Prefazione Del Traduttore - Prefazione Del Sig. Mariette Tradotta Dal Francese - Indice Degli Intagliatori Ed Altri Artefici Nominati E Descritti In Queste Memorie - Ragionamento Del Cavaliere Giorgio Vasari Pittore Architetto Aretino Degli Intagliatori In Pietre Dure Cammei E Gioje Continuato al presente tempo - Continovazione E Giunte Al Ragionamento Del Cav. Giorgio Vasari Degli Intagliatori Moderni In Pietre Dure Cammei E Gioje Fino al presente tempo - Lettera ... - Correzioni.

Responsibility Note

The Prefazione Del Traduttore states that this is a translation of [part of] the work of Pietro Mariette, published in Paris in 1750. The work is dedicated by Andrea Pietro Giulianelli to Manfredi Malaspina.

References

L. Pirzio Biroli Stefanelli, 'Collezionisti e incisori in pietre dure a Roma nel XVIII e XIX secolo', in Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 59: 2 (1996), p.183-97; C.G. Bulgari, Argentieri, gemmari e orafi d'Italia: notizie (5 vols., 1958-74).

Summary Note

The text includes accounts of F. Sirletti (1683-1737), L. Siries (a.1686-ca.1766), F. Bernabe (b.1720), C. Costanzi (1705-81) and A. Pazzaglia (1736-1815). It ends with letters between Andrea Pietro Giulianelli and Filippo Venuti.

Provenance

The front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'T. Kerrich M.C.C. 1811.'; a preliminary leaf is inscribed in ink, 'T. Kerrich M.C.C.'. The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S:A:H', i.e. S.A. Hart, Librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Copy Note

The front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'Written in French by P. Mariette translated by Pietro Giulianelli'. The title-page is inscribed in pencil, 'Mariette, P.J.'

Binding Note

18th-century white vellum; spine inscribed in ink, 'Memo', red morocco spine-label lettered 'Memorie Degli Intagliatori Moderni', spine stamped 'R A'.

Subject

Gem carvers - Gems - Intaglios - Cameos - Europe - History
Biography - Art history - France - Italy - 18th century
Translations from French - Translations into Italian - Italy - 18th century

Contributors

Gio. Paolo Fantechi, publisher
Andrea Pietro Giulianelli, translator, editor
Pierre-Jean Mariette, Traité des pierres gravées
Thomas Kerrich, previous owner