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Opera Selectiora Quæ Titianus Vercellius Cadubriensis, Et Paulus Calliari Veronensis Inventarunt Ac Pinxerunt, Quæ Que Valentinus Le Febre Bruxellensis Delineavit, Et Sculpsit: Christianissimo Ludovico magno Franciæ, Et Navarræ Regi Invictissimo. Sacrat, Vovet Iacobus Van Campen.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/877

Imprint

Cum privil. S.C. Maiestatis, et Regis Christianissimi. (J. Van Campen Formis), (Venetiis)

Physical Description

Title-plate, [42] leaves carrying [52] pl.; 571 mm.

General Note

Eight leaves carry two prints each (viz. nos. [22, 23, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 39]), and one (no. [29]) carries three prints. Plates [18] and [19] are two parts of one image, as are pl. [20] and [21]. Plates [18] and [19] have been bound in in inverse order.

Responsibility Note

The title-plate is unsigned. All others give the name of the source artist (Titian or Veronese, but in one case (pl. [13]) Tintoretto) and are signed as drawn and engraved by V. Lefevre. Each carries the imprint of the publisher/printer, 'J. Van Campen Formis Venetijs', apart from pl. [39a, b, 40].

References

U. Ruggeri, Valentin Lefèvre (2001), p.210-26.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-paper-covered boards, rebacked in 20th century, retaining earlier black morocco spine label lettered 'Opera Selectiora Titianus Vecellius'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Paintings, Italian - History - 16th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century

Contributors

Titian, source artist
Paolo Veronese, source artist
Valentin Lefèvre, draughtsman, engraver
Giacomo van Campen, printer
Louis XIV King of France, dedicatee

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