Record number 06/3535
TitleLe Scelte Pitture Di Brescia Additate Al Forestiere.
ImprintIn Brescia: Dalle Stampe di Gian-Maria Rizzardi, Con Licenza De' Superiori., MDCC.
Physical Description[20], 292, [8] p.: illus.: 232 mm. (Quarto.)
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - Al Cortese Lettore - [Approbation] - [Text] - [Index].
Summary NoteThe work is a guide to pictures accessible in Brescia, followed by an account of the marbles and inscriptions of Giul'Anton-Averoldo.

The illustration on p.278 shows an ancient bas-relief; that on p.[293] shows a Romanesque inscription. The book is further decorated with headpieces, tailpieces, initials and title-page vignette.
Responsibility NoteThe illustrations on pages 278 and [293] and all other decorations are unsigned. The dedication headpiece is signed as drawn and engraved by Iosef Abbiati.

The work is dedicated by Giul'Anton-Averoldo to Pietro Morosini Capitanio Di Brescia.
SubjectPaintings - Sculpture - Inscriptions - Churches - Public buildings - Italy - Lombardy - Brescia - History
Art history - Guidebooks - Catalogues - Reference books - Italy - 18th century
ReproductionsAn anastatic reprint has been published by Arnaldo Forni Editore (ISBN 88-271-1623-0).
Copy NoteThe front loose endpaper is inscribed on its verso with a quotation from Cicognara, first in ink, then in pencil.
Binding Note18th-century white vellum; brown morocco spine-label lettered 'Pitture Scelte Di Brescia'.
ProvenanceThe front paste-down is inscribed in ink, 'EGoddard'.
Contributors Rizzardi, Gian-Maria, fl. ca. 1700?, printer
Averoldo, Giulio Antonio, fl. ca. 1700?
Morosini, Pietro, fl. ca. 1700?, dedicatee
Abbiati, Giovanni, fl. 1678 - 1700, draughtsman, engraver
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