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RIDOLFI, Carlo.
Le Maraviglie Dell'Arte. Overo Le Vite de gl'Illustri Pittori Veneti, e dello Stato. Ove sono raccolte le opere insigni, i costumi, & i ritratti loro. Con la narratione delle Historie, delle Favole, e dell Moralita da quelli dipinte. FREDERIC LEIGHTON'S COPY.
Venetia VeniceGio. Battista Sgava, 1648. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols. Small 4to. (22 x 16.5 cm). Engraved title, printed title, pp.56+406; engraved title, pp.[58]+[ii, blank]+3-324. Contemporary vellum, tan leather labels. Half of label to volume 1 missing, dampstain to last 25 leaves of volume 2. Portrait of the author in each volume plus 36 full page engraved portraits of the artists, some decorated head and tail pieces and many initials. The lives of Venetian artists including Mantegna, Carpaccio, Giovanni Bellini, Giorgione, Bordone, Palma il Giovane, Palma il Vecchio, Lotto, Moretto, Schiavone, Tintoretto, Maria Tintoretta, Titian, Veronese, etc. Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was a British painter, draughtsman and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical, and classical subject matter in an academic style. His paintings were enormously popular, and expensive, during his lifetime. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
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