Record number 03/2317
Author Academia Etrusca (Cortona)
TitleMuseum Cortonense In Quo Vetera Monumenta Complectuntur Anaglypha, Thoreumata, Gemmæ Inscalptæ, Insculptæque Qu In Academia Etrusca Ceterisque Nobilium Virorum Domibus Adservantur In Plurimis Tabulis reis Distributum, Atque A Francisco Valesio Romano, Antonio Francisco Gorio Florentino, Et Rodulphino Venuti Cortonense Notis Illustratum.
ImprintRomæ: Sumptibus Fausti Amidei Bibliopolæ In Via Cursus. Typis Joannis Generosi Salomoni In Foro S. Ignatii. Superiorum Permissu., MDCCL.,
Physical Descriptionxviii, 126 p., 85 pl.: 335 mm. (Quarto). illus.;
Content Format Note[T.p., epigraph, dedic., imprimatur] - Ad Lectorem [with illus.] - Index Alphabeticuus Gemmarum, Aliarumque Antiquitatum - [Text with pl.] - Index Rerum Notabilium - Errata sic corrigito.
Summary NoteMost antiquities shown are engraved gems, but there are also bronze and marble statues and bas-reliefs. Two plates at the beginning show excavations.
Responsibility NoteNo plate or in-text illustration is signed.

The book is dedicated by the bookseller and publisher Fausto Amidei to Abbé Alexander Joseph Chiappino.
SubjectEtruscans - Italy - Tuscany - History
Antiquities, Etruscan - Antiquities, Roman - Gems - History
Collections - Italy - Tuscany - Cortona - 18th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 18th century
Name as Subject Academia Etrusca (Cortona)
ReferencesD. Gallo, 'Ridolfino Venuti: Antiquario illuminato' in L'Accademia Etrusca [exhibition catalogue, ed. P. Barocchi & D. Gallo] (Cortona: Mus. Accad. Etrus., 1985), p. 84-93.
Copy NoteImperfect; lacks plates 81-85.
Binding Note18th-century sprinkled calf; spine lettered 'R.A.', red morocco spine-label lettered 'Museum Cortonense'.
ProvenanceRecorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
Contributors Gori, Antonio Francesco, 1691 - 1757
Valesio, Francesco, fl. ca. 1750?
Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705 - 1763
Amidei, Fausto, fl. 1731 - 1771?, publisher, bookseller
Salomoni, Giovanni Generoso, fl. 1748 - 1786?, printer
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