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Opere Per Argentieri Et Altri. Di Iacomo Laurentiani

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Romae: Superiorum licentia. I.L.F.

Physical Description

[6] sheets carrying [14] pl. (6 fold.); 436 mm. (Folio).

General Note

The first four sheets carry two plates each; the last two, three each. As well as nine plates apparently in the set by Laurentiani (of which eight carry his initials), there are five plates seemingly from other sources. The first of these is signed as designed by Be. Taro and engraved by B. Pavillon, and carries a privilege, 'C.P.R.'; the second carries the letter 'S'; the last three are unsigned (the last lettered 'C.P.R.').

Responsibility Note

Eight plates are signed 'I.L.', and one unsigned plate appears to belong to the same set.

Summary Note

The plates show monstrances and chalices.


Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802 (as 'Ornemens pour les Artistes, par Boucher, la Joue ...').

Copy Note

All plates are pasted in. The title-plate is pasted onto the second sheet.

Binding Note

18th-century sprinkled calf; rebacked in 1996, red and black morocco spine-labels lettered 'Oeuvre De Bouche & De La Joue Tom. II'. Bound with 'Livre de Cartouches Inventés Par François Boucher' and 20 others.

Name as Subject


Silver - Monstrances - Chalices - Metal-work - Italy - History - 17th century - Baroque
Designs - Pattern books - Italy - 17th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century


Iacomo Laurentiani, draughtsman
Jean Bernard Toro, draughtsman
Balthazar Pavillon, engraver