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Notizie Della Vita, E Delle Opere Del Cavaliere Gioan Francesco Barbieri Detto Il Guercino Da Cento Celebre Pittore. Alla Sacra Maestà Di Napoleone Il Grande Imperatore De' Francesi Re D'Italia E Protettore Della Confederazione Del Reno.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/3617

Imprint

Bologna -: Tipografia Marsigli., MDCCCVIII.

Physical Description

xvi, 164, [2] p., frontis. (port.); 229 mm. (Quarto.)

Contents

[T.p., dedic. by Filippo Hercolani] - Agli Amatori delle Belle Arti Jacopo Alessandro Calvi - [Frontis.] - [Text] - Annotazioni - Errori Correzioni.

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece portrait of Guercino is signed as drawn by J.A. Calvi and engraved by F. Rosaspina.

Summary Note

Best-known as an early Neoclassical painter, Calvi also published art-historical studies of Mauro Tesi, Francia and Lodovico Carracci. The present work was reprinted in C.C. Malvasia' Felsina pittrice, ed. G. Zanotti (1841), v.II, p.275-343.

Binding Note

20th-century red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Guercino - Calvi', 'R.A.' and '1808'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Artists - Painters - Italy - Emilia Romagna - Bologna - Lazio - Rome - 17th century
Art history - Art criticism - Biography - Italy - 19th century

Contributors