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Architecture, topography and military maps / Mark McDonald.

By: McDonald, Mark P [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Paper museum of Cassiano dal PozzoSeries CPrints: 2.Publisher: London : Royal Collection Trust and The British Library in association with Harvey Miller Publishers, 2019Description: 3 volumes ([xii], 901 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781912554218; 1912554216; 9781912554188; 1912554186; 9781912554195; 1912554194; 9781912554201; 1912554208.Subject(s): Dal Pozzo, Cassiano, 1588-1657 -- Art collections -- Catalogs | Windsor Castle. Royal Library Catalogs | British Library -- Catalogs | Prints, European -- 17th century -- Catalogs | Prints -- Private collections -- England -- Windsor (Windsor and Maidenhead) -- Catalogs
Contents:
Volume one. The Templa Diversa Romae, Templa Diversa, Popish Ceremonies II and Palazzi di Roma I albums in the British Library -- Volume two. The Palazzi di Roma II, Palazzi di Genova, Antiquitates Romanae and Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae albums and the King's topographical collection in the British Library, and the King's military collection in the Royal Library -- Volume three. The King's military collection and other military prints in the Royal Library and dispersed prints.
Summary: The dal Pozzo print collection was unique in its scope and organisation. Some 3,000 prints are known, in fourteen albums and many loose impressions mainly divided between the British Library and the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. Acquired from the flourishing printmaking industry of the time, the prints assembled by Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588?1657) and his younger brother Carlo Antonio (1606?89) were largely documentary and carefully ordered by subject matter: costumes, religious processions and ceremonies, tombs and catafalques, portraits, social and humorous subjects, architecture, topography, maps and military engagements.00This second and final part of the catalogue presents the architectural, topographical and military prints. Over 750 prints are devoted to ancient and modern Rome: from an album entirely dedicated to St Peter?s ? the largest building project of the day ? to another covering the major pilgrim and other churches in Rome, including exterior views, plans, altarpieces and statuary. The palaces and villas of Rome are also well represented, including Falda?s famous Palazzi di Roma, while the ancient city is evoked through two compilations of sixteenth-century prints: Hieronymous Cock?s Roman ruins and the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae with many reconstructions of ancient buildings. The collection stretched well beyond Rome however, and included architecture in other Italian and European cities (including Rubens?s Palazzi di Genova and Perret?s engravings of the Escorial).
List(s) this item appears in: BSR new acquisitions 2019
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Printed Books British School at Rome
REF.65C/2a-c (Browse shelf) v. 1-3 1 Available presented by Royal Collection Trust

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Volume one. The Templa Diversa Romae, Templa Diversa, Popish Ceremonies II and Palazzi di Roma I albums in the British Library -- Volume two. The Palazzi di Roma II, Palazzi di Genova, Antiquitates Romanae and Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae albums and the King's topographical collection in the British Library, and the King's military collection in the Royal Library -- Volume three. The King's military collection and other military prints in the Royal Library and dispersed prints.

The dal Pozzo print collection was unique in its scope and organisation. Some 3,000 prints are known, in fourteen albums and many loose impressions mainly divided between the British Library and the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. Acquired from the flourishing printmaking industry of the time, the prints assembled by Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588?1657) and his younger brother Carlo Antonio (1606?89) were largely documentary and carefully ordered by subject matter: costumes, religious processions and ceremonies, tombs and catafalques, portraits, social and humorous subjects, architecture, topography, maps and military engagements.00This second and final part of the catalogue presents the architectural, topographical and military prints. Over 750 prints are devoted to ancient and modern Rome: from an album entirely dedicated to St Peter?s ? the largest building project of the day ? to another covering the major pilgrim and other churches in Rome, including exterior views, plans, altarpieces and statuary. The palaces and villas of Rome are also well represented, including Falda?s famous Palazzi di Roma, while the ancient city is evoked through two compilations of sixteenth-century prints: Hieronymous Cock?s Roman ruins and the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae with many reconstructions of ancient buildings. The collection stretched well beyond Rome however, and included architecture in other Italian and European cities (including Rubens?s Palazzi di Genova and Perret?s engravings of the Escorial).

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