Record number 05/3236
Uniform Title[Trattato della pittura. 1804.]
TitleMemorie Storiche Su La Vita, Gli Studi, E Le Opere Di Lionardo Da Vinci scritte Da Carlo Amoretti Bibliotecario Nell'Ambrosiana Di Milano Membro Dell'Istituto Nazionale, Della Società Italiana Delle Scienze, Dell'Accad. Si Sc. E B.L. Di Torino ec.
Imprint[Milano: , 1804]
Physical Descriptionp. [7-]207, [1], frontis. (port.), pl. 1-3; 239 mm. (Quarto.)
Content Format Note[Frontis., t.p.] - [Text] - Indice Delle Cose Più Notabili - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe frontispiece is a portrait of Leonardo. Plates I-III show drawings by Leonardo - I. a human head in profile, with notes; II. elevation of a building with a columned portico, human figures, and the head of a dog; III. human figures, arm-bones, and a horse.
Responsibility NoteThe frontispiece portrait of Leonardo is signed as engraved by Gio. Baggi (or Boggi?). The three plates are unsigned.
SubjectPainters - Draughtsmen - Italy - History - 15th century - 16th century - Renaissance
Art history - Biography - Italy - 19th century
Name as Subject Leonardo da Vinci, 1452 - 1519
ReferencesM. Guerrini, Biblioteca Leonardiana 1493-1989 (1991).
Farago, Claire (Ed), Re-Reading Leonard: the treatise on painting across Europe, 1550-1900. Farnham: Ashgate, 2009. ISBN: 9780754665328
Copy NoteAppears defective, lacking p.1-6. According to the Catalogue of the British Library the present work was part of the edition of Leonardo da Vinci's Trattato della pittura published in Milan in 1804 by the 'Società Tip. de' Classici Italiani'. A separate edition of Amoretti's Memorie was also published in Milan in 1804 (having 199 pages).
Binding Note19th-century half calf, brown papered boards; gilt-decorated spine, black morocco spine-label lettered 'Amoretti Vita &C Lionardo Da Vinci', spine lettered 'R.A.'
Contributors Amoretti, Carlo, 1741 - 1816
Baggi, Gio., engraver
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