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Sopra L'Effigie Di Cesare, Fatta Per M. Enea Vico Da Parma. Dichiaratione Del Doni. In Venetia, 1550. Facsimile.

RA Collection: Book

Record number



London:: , 1868.

Physical Description

iv, [8] p., [1] pl.; 333 mm.

General Note

The text of which the facsimile is printed here consists of a title-page, dedication (from Anton Francesco Doni to Giovanni Hurthado Di Mandozza) and the Dichiaratione.


[T.p.] - [Introduction by WSM] - [Facsim. plate] - [Facsim. text].

Summary Note

In his introductory note the editor, William Stirling-Maxwell, states that here he joins a facsimile of A.F. Doni's Sopra L'Effigie (1550) with 'a reduced copy of the portrait' of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V originally engraved in 1550 by Enea Vico. The note also states that 'the impression consists of fifty copies'.


On the verso of the front loose endpaper is pasted a note inscribed in ink, 'Offered to the Library of the Royal Academy by the Editor William Stirling Maxwell London. April 28th. 1869.'

Binding Note

19th-century quarter red morocco, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Doni. L'Effigie Di Carlo V. Per E. Vico. 1550.'

Name as Subject


Emperors - Monarchs - Celebrities - Europe - History - 16th century
Portraits - Engravings - Italy - 16th century
Art criticism - Italy - 16th century
Facsimiles (reproductions) - Great Britain - 19th century


Antonio Francesco Doni
Enea Vico, source artist
Sir William Stirling-Maxwell Bt., editor, publisher?, previous owner, donor