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Notizie Storiche Sincere Intorno La Vita E Le Opere Del Celebre Pittore Antonio Allegri Da Correggio Scritte Da Carlo Giuseppe Ratti.

Carlo Giuseppe Ratti

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Finale: 1781., Nella Stamperia Di Giacomo De' Rossi. Con permissione.

Physical Description

15, [1], 189, [1] p., frontis. (port.); 192 mm. (Octavo.)


[Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - A Leggitori - [Text].

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece is signed as painted by Dossi, drawn by Ratti and engraved by Ottaviani.

The work is dedicated by Carlo Giuseppe Ratti to Michelangelo Cambiaso 'Principe Dell'Accademia Ligustica Del Disegno'.


On Ratti see F.R. Pesenti, 'L'illuminismo e l'età neoclassica', in La Pittura a Genova , ed. E. Poleggi (1987), p.349-76; R. Collu, Carlo Giuseppe Ratti pittore e storiografo (1983).

Summary Note

The frontispiece shows a portrait of Antonio Allegri da Correggio painted by D. Dossi.


The front pastedown carries an 18th-century armorial bookplate, inscribed in ink 'Vivitur ingenio: cœtera mortis erunt' and 'Ex Bibliotheca P.P. Justi'.

Binding Note

18th-century half calf, vellum-covered boards; red and green morocco spine-labels lettered 'Notizie Del Corregio' 'Da Ratti'.

Name as Subject


Painters - Artists - Italy - Emilia Romagna - Parma - History - 16th century - Renaissance
Art history - Biography - Italy - 19th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century


D. Dossi, source artist
Carlo Giuseppe Ratti, draughtsman
Giovanni Ottaviani, engraver
Giacomo De' Rossi, printer
Michelangelo Cambiaso, dedicatee
Justi, previous owner