Record number 05/4515
TitleVita · di · San · Diego, Dipinta nella Cappella di · S. Giacomo de · Spagnuoli in Roma Da Anibale Carracci Delineata, et, Intagliata da · Simone, Guillain Stampata da francesco Collignon. Dedicata Al · Sig. Girolamo · Saracini · perugno. intendente et amatore della professione
ImprintIn Roma: J. R. Coump.L. Cum. licen. de. Superiori, Lanno. 1646
Physical Description19 pl. (incl. t.pl.) (pl. 16, 17 are dble.); 313 mm.
Summary NoteThe work describes the frescoes designed by Annibale Carracci for the Chapel dedicated to St Didacus of Alcalá (San Diego), and commissioned by Juan Enríquez de Herrera, in the church of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli in Rome in 1604-5. They were partly executed by Carracci, and finished by Francesco Albani, Giovanni Lanfranco and Sisto Badalocchio.
Responsibility NotePlates 2-18 are signed as designed by A.C. (or Anib. Carac. or similar), and as engraved by S.G. (or Sim. Guillain) (plate 16 as both drawn and engraved by Sim. Guillain). Plates 1, 19 are unsigned.
SubjectChristian art and symbolism - Saints - Iconography
Frescoes - Paintings - Narrative art - Mural painting and decoration - Church decoration and ornament - Churches - Italy - Rome - San Giacomo dei Spagnoli - History - 17th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century
Name as Subject Carracci, Annibale, 1560 - 1609
Albani, Francesco, 1578 - 1660
Didacus, of Alcalá, Saint, 1463
ReferencesD. Posner, 'Annibale Carracci and his school: the paintings of the Herrera Chapel', in A. Ant. & Mod., 12 (1960), p.397-412.

On the printseller F. Collignon see J. Kuhnmünch, 'Un marchand d'estampes à Rome au XVII siècle: François Collignon', in Bull. Soc. Hist. A. Fr. (1978), p.79-100.
Binding Note18th-century (?) calf, upper and lower covers with blind-stamped border; gilt-decorated spine lettered 'Vit. Diego Carac.'
Contributors Carracci, Annibale, 1560 - 1609, source artist
Collignon, François, ca. 1610 - 1687, printer, publisher
Saracini, Girolamo, fl. ca. 1646?, dedicatee
Guillain, Simon, 1618 - after 1646, engraver
Albani, Francesco, 1578 - 1660, source artist
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