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Statuae Antiquae Deorum Et Virorum Illustrium Centum Aereis Tabulis Incisae Quae Exstant In Thesauro Mediceo Cum Observationibus Antonii Francisci Gorii Publici Historiarum Professoris.

Antonio Francesco Gori

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/7316

Author

Variant Title

Museo Fiorentino; [3].

Imprint

Florentiae.: Anno. M.D.CC.XXXIIII., Ex Typographia Francisci Moücke. Praesidum Permissu.

Physical Description

xxxv, [i], 111, [1] p., 100 pl.; 455 mm. (Quarto)

Series Title

Museum Florentinum;: [3].

Contents

[Add. t.-p. (series title); t.-p.] - Ad Lectorem Praefatio - Index Statuarum - Prospectus [table of contents] - Addenda & Castiganda; Adprobationes - Observationes In Statuas ... - Index Rerum - Chartarum Series [binder's register]; [colophon.] - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

All plates and decorations are signed as drawn by I.D. Campiglia, and as engraved by various engravers: C. Gregori, V. Franceschini, I.B. Iacobonus, G. Guttierez, C. Magalli, G.B. Lapi, M. Pitteri, G. M. Preisler, C. Orsolini, M.A. Corsi, G.G. Frezza, S. Pomarede, Masini, Gabbuggiani, . Rossi, M. Sorello. The colophon states that the work was printed 'Sumptibus Sociorum Nobilium Florentinorum'. The series statement includes a dedication to Gian Gastone, Grand Duke of Tuscany.

Summary Note

The plates are all captioned in Latin, and show: 1 Juppiter; 2 Juno; 3, 4 Leda; 5 Ganymedes; 6,7 Minerva; 8-12 Apollo; 13 Marsias; 14, 15 Urania; 16-18 Musa; 19, 20 Diana; 21 Endymion; 22, 23 Aesculapius; 24, 25 Hygia; 26-35 Venus; 36 Venus et Mars; 37 Mars; 38, 39 Mercurius; 40, 41 Hermaphroditus; 42 Amor; 43, 44 Amor et Psyche; 45, 46 Dei Praestitis Signum; 47-54 Bacchus; 55-57 Baccha; 58, 59 Faunus; 60 Satyrus; 61 Pan; 62 Flora; 63 Pomona; 64-68 Hercules; 69 Aper Calydonius; 70 Victoria; 71 Narcissus; 72 Paris; 73, 74 Pancratistae; 75, 76 Athleta; 77, 78 Miles; 79 Equitis Transvectio; 80 Rex Phrygius; 81 Haruspicis Etrusci Signum; 82 Sulla; 83 Vir Consularis; 84 Scriniarius; 85-87 Vir Consularis; 88-90 Matrona; 91 Statua Bullata; 93 Britannicus; 93 Caius Caesar; 94 M. Aurelius; 95, 96 Explorator; 97 Philosophus; 98 Virgo Vestalis; 99 Sacerdos; 100 Camillus. Four plates state that the statue shown is of bronze (pl. 7, 45, 46, 81).

Provenance

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

Copy Note

Imperfect; lacks plates 9, 17.

Binding Note

20th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; no lettering on spine.

Name as Subject

Subject

Gods, Roman - Mythology, Roman - Gods, Greek - Mythology, Greek
Celebrities, Roman - Portraits
Sculpture, Roman - Sculpture, Greek - Statues
Collections - Italy - Florence - 18th century
Manuals - Catalogues - 18th century
Pictorial works - 18th century

Contributors