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Vita Di Filippo Di Ser Brunellesco Architetto Fiorentino Scritta Da Filippo Baldinucci Con Altra In Fine Di Anonimo Contemporaneo Scrittore Ambedue Per La Prima Volta Pubblicate Ed Illustrate Dal Canonico Domenico Moreni Accademico Etrusco Di Cortona E Pastore Arcade Della Colonia Alfea.

Filippo Baldinucci

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/3742

Author

Imprint

Firenze: Presso Niccolò Carli, M.DCCC.XII.

Physical Description

xvi, 208 p.; 208 mm. (Octavo).

Contents

[T.p., dedic.] - Prefazione - [Text] - Vita Di Filippo Di Ser Brunellesco ... Scritta Da Anonimo Contemporaneo Autore.

Responsibility Note

The work is dedicated by Domenico Moreni to Innocenzio Ansaldi.

References

Royal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, 1 (1994), no. 176, p.102.

G. Tanturli, 'Per l'interpretazione storica della Vita del Brunelleschi', in Paragone, 26/301 (1975), p.5-25; F. Saalman, ed., The life of Brunelleschi by Antonio di Tuccio Manetti (1970).

Summary Note

This was the first printing of Baldinucci's life of Brunelleschi and of the anonymous life - now generally attributed to Antonio di Tuccio Manetti.

Provenance

Purchased for RA Library in 1871 (see 'Library Report for the Year 1871', RA Annual Report, Appendix No. 7, p. 29).

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spine, brown morocco spine-label lettered 'Vita Del Brunellesco - Baldinucci', spine lettered 'R.A.' and 'Firenze 1812'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Architects - Artists - Architecture - Domes - Cathedrals - Engineering - Italy - Tuscany - Florence - Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore (Florence) - History
Biography - Art history - Italy - 17th century

Contributors

Niccolò Carli, publisher
Domenico Moreni abate, editor
Antonio Manetti, Vita di Filippo Brunelleschi
Innocenzio Ansaldi, dedicatee