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Saggio Istorico Della Real Galleria Di Firenze Volume I. (II.)

Palazzo Pitti (Florence)

RA Collection: Book

Record number




In Firenze: MDCCLXXIX., Per Gaet. Cambiagi Stamp. Granducale - Con Licenza Dei Superiori. Volumi due Paoli 7.1/2 legati in brocheur.

Physical Description

2 vols. [vol.I: xiv, 460 p. fold. plan. - vol.II: [ii], 310 p.]; 184 mm. (Octavo.)


Vol. I: [T.p., dedic.] - Prefazione - Spiegazione Della Pianta Della Real Galleria Di Firenze - [Text] - [Fold. plan]. - Vol. II: [T.p.] - Annotazioni Al Saggio Istorico Della R. Galleria Di Firenze - Indice - Aggiunte, E Correzioni.

Responsibility Note

The folding plan is signed as made by Alfiere Demetrio Benvenuti and engraved by AB. Gio Canocchi.

The work is dedicated by Giuseppe Bencivenni giĆ  Pelli to Pietro Leopoldo, Granduca di Toscana (afterwards Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II).

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spines, black and brown morocco spine-labels lettered 'Saggio Sopra La Galleria Di Firenze', 'Bencivenni - Vol. I.(II.)' and 'Firenze 1779.', spines lettered 'R.A.'

Name as Subject


Paintings, European - Sculpture - Statues - History
Collections - Museums - Galleries - Palaces - Italy - Tuscany - Florence - 18th century
Catalogues - Guidebooks - Art history - Plans - Italy - 18th century