Record number 03/2192
TitleLe Arti Di Bologna Disegnate Da Anibale Caracci Ed Intagliate Da Simone Guilini Coll'Assistenza Di Alessandro Algardi Aggiuntavi la Vita del sudetto Annibale Caracci Dedicate All'Illmo Signore, il Signor Marchese Giambattista Piccaluga
ImprintIn Roma: Apresso Gregorio Roisecco Mercante de' Libri in Piazza Navona. Con Licenza De' Superiori., M.DCC.XL. -
Physical Description8, [2] p., port., 80 pl.; 405 mm.
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - Imprimatur - La Vita Di Annibale Caracci - Nomi Degli Artisti Della Citta' Di Bologna Figurati Da Annibale Carracci] - [Port.; plates].
Summary NoteThe portrait of Annibale Carracci carries the date of 1646. Annibale Carracci made the drawings of artisans and street-criers of Bologna in the 1580s. Engravings of them were published in Rome in 1646 (Diverse Figure ... Da Annibale Carracci Intagliate ... da Simone Guilino Parigino) and in 1660 (Di Bologna, L'Arti Per Via D'Anibal. Caraci, Disegnate, intagliate ... Da Gioseppe Ma: Mittelli).

One of the drawings survives at the National Gallery, Edinburgh.
Responsibility NotePlates 25, 48, 52-54, 56, 57, 61, 62 and 64 are signed as designed ('I(n)') by 'AC', 'Annib. Carrac.' (or similar). Plate 18 is also signed as engraved by Sim. Guillain.

The work is dedicated by Gregorio Roisecco to the 'Illustrissimo Signore'.
SubjectStreet vendors - Cries - Peddlers and peddling - Craftsmen - Occupations - Costumes - Dress - Italy - Emilia Romagna - Bologna - History - 16th century
Drawings - Italy - Emilia Romagna - Bologna - 16th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 18th century
Name as Subject Carracci, Annibale, 1560 - 1609
ReferencesKatalog Der Freiherrlich Von Lipperheide'schen Kostümbibliothek (repr. 1963), no. 1290, p.519; R. Colas, Bibliographie Générale du Costume (repr. 1933), no. 538, p.190-1.

A. Molinari Pradelli, Gli antichi mestieri di Bologna nelle incisione di A. Carracci, G.M. Metelli e G.M. Tamburini (1984). A survey was D. Millar, Street criers and itinerant tradesmen in European prints (1970).
Binding Note18th-century mottled calf, upper and lower covers having gilt-stamped rococo borders and central armorial cartouche surmounted with a coronet; gilt-decorated spine, red morocco spine-label lettered 'Carac Arti Di Bolog'.
ProvenanceAcquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
Contributors Carracci, Annibale, 1560 - 1609, source artist, draughtsman
Guillain, Simon, the elder, 1581 - 1658, engraver
Algardi, Alessandro, 1598 - 1654, engraver
Roisecco, Gregorio, fl. 1723 - 1753?, publisher
Piccaluga, Giambattista, marchese, fl. ca. 1740?, dedicatee
MARC Record view