Record number 06/4218
TitleCollezione Dei Progetti D'Architettura Premiati Nei Grandi Concorsi Triennali dall'I. e R. Accademia delle Belle Arti in Firenze Pubblicati per cura degli Architetti Leopoldo Pasqui, Cammillo Lapi, Pietro Passeri, ed incisi dall'Arch. Angelo Cappiardi.
ImprintFirenze: Presso gli Editori. Inciso nello Studio Giarrè., 1828
Physical Description[12] p., t.pl., 59 pl.; 640 mm.
Physical Description NoteA few of the plate numberings have been amended by hand in ink.
Summary NoteThe text consists of annotations on ten prize-winning architectural projects shown in the plates:

1. A theatre, by Ferdinando Bonsignore, 1794 (pl. 1-8);

2. Public baths, by Pasquale Poccianti, 1797 (pl. 9-12);

3. A military hospital, by Vincenzio Leoni, 1800 (pl. 13-16);

4. A memorial building, by Vincenzio Santi, 1803 (pl. 17-22);

5. A maritime piazza, by Francesco Paccagnini, 1806 (pl. 23-31);

6. A military college, by Luigi Bettarini, 1809 (pl. 32-35);

7. A praetorian prison, by Gaetano Baccani, 1812 (pl. 36-42);

8. A metropolitan church, by Giuseppe Martelli, 1816 (pl. 43-48);

9. A royal palace, by Giovanni Silvestri, 1819 (pl. 49-53);

10. A public library, by Francesco Leoni, 1825 (pl. 54-59).

All ten projects are neoclassical in style.
Responsibility NoteAll numbered plates are signed with the name of the designer, the draughtsman (L. Pasqui, P. Passeri or C. Lapi) and the engraver (A. Cappiardi). The name of the designer of plates 17-22, given in the text as Vincenzio Santi, is engraved on the plates as L. Santi, V. Santi or L. De Santi. The title-plate is signed as engraved by 'Studio Giarrè'.
SubjectArchitecture - Designs - Italy - History - 18th century - 19th century - Neoclassical
Competitions - Prizes - Italy - Tuscany - Florence - History - 18th century - 19th century
Plans - Elevations - Sections - Architectural drawings - Italy - 19th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century
Name as Subject Bonsignore, Ferdinando, 1760 - 1843
Poccianti, Pasquale, 1774 - 1858
Leoni, Vincenzio, fl. ca. 1800?
Santi, Vincenzio, fl. ca. 1800?
Paccagnini, Francesco, fl. ca. 1800?
Bettarini, Luigi, fl. ca. 1810?
Baccani, Gaetano, 1792 - 1867
Martelli, Giuseppe, 1792 - 1876
Silvestri, Giovanni, fl. 1798-1831
Leoni, Francesco, fl. ca. 1825?
Accademia Di Belle Arti (Florence)
ReferencesC. Cresti and L. Zangheri, Architetti e ingegneri nella Toscana dell'ottocento (1978); C.L.V. Meeks, Italian architecture 1750-1914 (1966).
Binding Note20th-century half blue morocco, blue cloth-covered boards; gilt-decorated spine, spine lettered 'Collezione Dei Progetti D'Architettu In Firenze', 'R.A.' and '1828'.
Provenance4 November 1830: 'Resolved that the following work(s) be purchased for the Library, viz: 'Collezione di projetti d'architettura 1.0.0 ...' (RA Council Minutes, VII, 399).
Contributors Pasqui, Leopoldo, fl. ca. 1828?, draughtsman
Lapi, Cammillo, fl. ca. 1828?, draughtsman
Passeri, Pietro, fl. ca. 1828?, draughtsman
Cappiardi, Angelo, fl. ca. 1823 - 1833?, engraver
Giarrè, fl. ca. 1828?, engraver
Accademia Di Belle Arti (Florence)
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