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Paradigmata graphices variorum artificum / Per Ioh: Episcopium.

By: Bisschop, Jan de, 1628-1671.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Amsterdam?] Te Amsterdam : Ex Formis Nicolai Visscher, [17--]Description: [1], 57, [1], 100 leaves of plates : ill. (etchings) ; 31 cm.Other title: Signorum veterum icones.Subject(s): Sculpture, Classical -- Early works to 1800 | Sculpture, Classical, in art -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: Ashby Rare Books Collection
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Printed Books British School at Rome
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612.V.5 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Leather binding with five raised bands and gold lettering and decorations on spine; edges painted in red. | Ashby's bookplate and annotations on the pastedown of the front cover. | Signature on first blank page. | Incomplete: in part 1 two copies of plate 35, one in place of plate 33; in part 2 two copies of plate 14, one in place of plate 12.

"Cum privilegio ordinum Hollandiae et West-Frisiae."

The etched title page is signed with cypher 'GL' (i.e. Gérard de Lairesse) and acts as a collective title-page for the two parts which make up this work. The second part has etched half-title: 'Signorum veterum icones'. All other plates are signed as made by 'JE f.' (Johannes Episcopius, i.e. Jan de Bisschop), and most carry the names of source-artists and/or draughtsmen - who include A. Carracci, L. Carracci, Domenichino, F. Salviati, Cavaliere d'Arpino, Michelangelo, Sebastiano del Piombo, Volterra, Doedeins, J. Matham, G. Vasari, Raphael, Doncker, Pomerangio, Poelenborg, B. Bandinelli, Fra Bartolommeo, T. Zuccaro, Rosso, Correggio, Heemskerk, Andrea del Sarto, Ghirlandaio, Giulio Romano, F. Zuccaro, Veronese, Vanni.

Cicognara, 2429

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