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The History Of Painting In Italy, From The Period Of The Revival of The Fine Arts To The End Of The Eighteenth Century: Translated From the Original Italian Of The Abate Luigi Lanzi. - By Thomas Roscoe. - In Six Volumes. Vol. I. Containing The Schools Of Florence And Siena. (- Vol. VI. Containing The Indexes.) -

Luigi Lanzi abate

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/5273

Author

Uniform Title

[Storia Pittorica Della Italia Dal Risorgimento Delle Belle Arti Fin Presso Al Fine Del XVIII Secolo ... Edizione Quarta, English., Roscoe., 1828.]

Imprint

London:: Printed For W. Simpkin And R. Marshall, Stationers'-Hall Court, Ludgate Street. -, 1828.

Physical Description

6 vols.; 222 mm. (Octavo.)

General Note

Vol. I: [4], iv, lv, [1], 455, [1] p. - Vol. II: [4], ii, 447, [1] p. - Vol. III: [6], 393, [1] p. - Vol. IV: [4], ii, 330 p. - Vol. V: [4], ii, 493, [1] p. - Vol. VI: [4], 206, [2] p.

Contents

Vol. I: [Half-t., t.p.] - Contents Of The First Volume - Advertisement - Preface - Biographical Note [on Lanzi] - [Text]; [colophon]. - Vol. II.[Half-t., t.p.] - Contents ... [Text]. - Vols. III-V: [Half-t., t.p.] - Contents ... - [Terxt]; [colophon]. - Vol. VI: [Half-t., t.p.] - First (- Third) Index; [colophon] - Contents ... - Erratum.

Responsibility Note

The printer is named on the title-page versos and in the colophons: 'J.McCreery, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London.'

Summary Note

Lanzi's Storia Pittorica had grown from a work of one volume in 1792 to one of two volumes in 1795-6 and a work of six volumes in 1809.

Provenance

The half-title of Volume I is inscribed in ink, 'To Thos. Stothard Esqr. [illegible] with Sir Thos. Lawrences Respects.'

Binding Note

20th-century red cloth; spines lettered 'Lanzi On Painting In Italy - I (- VI)' and 'R.A.'

Subject

Painting - Italy - History
Art history - Italy - 19th century

Contributors

Thomas Roscoe, translator
W. Simpkin, publisher
R. Marshall, publisher
Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA, previous owner
Thomas Stothard RA, previous owner
John McCreery, printer
Simpkin and Marshall (London), publisher