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Raccolta Di Vasi Diversi Formati Da Illustri Artefici Antichi E Di Varie Targhe Soprapposte alle Fabbriche piu insigni di Roma, da celebri Architetti Moderni Dedicata All' Illmo. et Eccmo. Sigre. Lorenzo Tiepolo Cavaliere e Procure. di S. Marco e Ambre. della Serma. Repubca. di Venezia Alla S. Di N. S. Papa Clemente XI. Da Lorenzo Filippo De Rossi ... Disegnata, e Intagliata da Francesco Aquila.

Lorenzo Filippo de' Rossi

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/2779

Author

Imprint

Data in Luce da Domenico de Rossi Erede di Gio. Giacomo, in Roma alla Pace: con Privilegio del Sommo Pontefice e licenza de Superiori L'Anno MDCCXIII.

Physical Description

51 pl. (incl. engr. t.-pl., engr. dedic.); 366×465 mm.

Responsibility Note

No plate is signed. Aquila is named as draughtsman and engraver at the foot of the title-plate only.

References

RIBA, Early printed books, 5 (2003), no. 3748, p.2518.

Summary Note

Plates 3-19 each show two vases; plates 20-51 show escutcheons (plates 26, 34, 39 each show two escutcheons). Captions indicate the locations of the vases and cartouches, and name the designers of the modern works. Some engravings are taken not directly from antique vases, but from depictions of vases by Lanfranco, Polidoro da Caravaggio, Cyro Ferri and P.B. da Cortona. Most of the escutcheons were designed by Borromini or Bernini, with some by A. Algardi, P.B. da Cortona, G.M. Baratta, F. Barigioni or Ciro Ferri.

Provenance

Acquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Binding Note

20th-century half brown morocco, brown cloth-covered boards, spine lettered 'Raccolta Di vasi Diversi R.A. 1713'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Vases - Escutcheons (Heraldry) - Cartouches - Italy - Rome - History - 17th century - Baroque
Pictorial works - Italy - 18th century

Contributors

Francesco Faraone Aquila, draughtsman, engraver
Domenico de Rossi, publisher
Lorenzo Tiepolo, dedicatee
Francesco Borromini, source artist
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini, source artist