1686. (24), 456, (36) pp. detailed text on artworks in hundreds of Roman churches and palazzi, each building getting its own entry ranging from a paragraph or two to several pages, and including works by Caracci, Mantegna, Gozzoli, Carlo Fontana, Cortese, Domenichino, Borromini, Guido Reni, da Vinci, Lorenzo Lotti, Michelangelo, Gentileschi, Giotto, da Cortona, Luca della Robbia, Masaccio, Raphael, Titian, and hundreds of other artists and architects, full indices of churches and artists. Minor pen notation to title page, some minor notations to inside covers. 16mo. Old vellum. Minor soiling, a few minor losses to vellum along spine and at corners. Rome (Giuseppe Vannacci) 1686. Rossetti 10918, Schudt 282, Fossati Bellani 757, Sicari 241, Kissner 980, Schlosser pp. 595, 600. Provenance: From the library of Sergio Rossetti.
A completely revised edition, by the author himself, of his "Studio di Pittura, Scultura, Architettura" of 1674. Descriptions of the Vatican and other palaces are newly added to those of the churches and their art treasures; so is the description of the Cathedral of Città di Castello. Book ID: 22953