Record number 05/860
TitleStampe Del Duomo Di Orvieto Dedicate Alla Santitá Di Nostro Signore Pio Sesto Pontefice Massimo
ImprintRoma: Con Approvazione., MDCCXCI.
Physical Description[4] p., 32 leaves carrying 38 pl. (8 dble.); 601 mm.
Physical Description NoteThe dble. pl. are nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 29, 31, 33, 34. The last pl. is numbered not '38' but 'Ultimo'. In the Royal Academy's copy the sheet carrying pl. 12, 13 is bound in after that carrying pl. 14, 15; and the sheet carrying pl. 16, 17 is bound in after pl. 18.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Indice Delle Tavole In Rame Che Adornano La Storia Del Duomo Di Orvieto I(-XXXVIII) - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe publication-date of 1791 is given on the title-page and on plate 3. Three other plates carry dates - pl. 2, 1714; pl. 5, 1790; pl. 37, 1704.

The plates show a plan, elevation, views (exterior and interior) and sections of Orvieto cathedral, and details of its sculpture (bas-reliefs and statues), paintings and frescoes. The last plate shows sections of the 'Pozzo di Orvieto'.

This atlas of plates was issued to accompany the text-volume, Storia Del Duomo Di Orvieto (1791).
Responsibility NoteMost plates carry the names of source-artists, draughtsmen and engravers. Source-artists include Lorenzo Maitani, Fran. Panini, Nicolò Pisano, Ugolino da Siena, Ippolito Scalza, Giovanni Bologna, Luca Signorelli, E. Giovanni da Fiesole. Draughtsmen include Giuseppe Barberi, Carlo Cencioni, D. Dom. Montefiori, Giuseppe Cades and Pet. Castellucci. Engravers include Domenico Pronti, Hier. Frezza, G.B. Leonetti, G. Pozzi, Giovanni Ottaviani, Pietro Bombelli, Luigi Cunego, Aless. Mochetti, Francesco Morelli, Ubertus Vincent.

The title-page vignette is signed as made by C. Antonini.
SubjectArchitecture, Italian - Sculpture, Italian - Bas-reliefs - Statues - Paintings, Italian - Frescoes - Church decoration and ornament - Churches - Cathedrals - Italy - Umbria - Orvieto - History
Christian art and symbolism
Plans - Elevations - Sections - Views - Italy - 18th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 18th century
Name as Subject Maitani, Lorenzo, ca. 1275 - 1330
Signorelli, Luca, ca. 1450 - 1523
Pisano, Nicola, fl. 1258 - 1278
Binding Note20th-century half calf, green paper-covered boards; black morocco spine-label lettered 'Della Valle Stampe Del Duomo D'Orvieto'.
Contributors Pius VI, Pope, 1717 - 1799, dedicatee
Barberi, Giuseppe, 1746 - 1809
Maitani, Lorenzo, ca. 1275 - 1330, source artist
Signorelli, Luca, ca. 1450 - 1523, source artist
Pisano, Nicola, fl. 1258 - 1278, source artist
Barberi, Giuseppe, 1746 - 1809, draughtsman
Cencioni, Carlo, fl. 1790, draughtsman
Montefiori, Domenico, fl. 1790?, draughtsman
Cades, Giuseppe, 1750 - 1799, draughtsman
Castellucci, Pet., draughtsman
Pronti, Domenico, 1750 - ca. 1815, engraver
Frezza, Giovanni Girolamo, 1659 - after 1741, engraver
Leonetti, Giovanni Battista, 1790 - 1830, engraver
Pozzi, Giuseppe, 1765, engraver
Ottaviani, Giovanni, ca. 1735 - 1808, engraver
Bombelli, Pietro, 1737 - 1809, engraver
Cunego, Luigi, between 1750 and 1757 - 1823, engraver
Mochetti, Alessandro, ca. 1760 - ca. 1812, engraver
Morelli, Francesco, fl. ca. 1786 - 1791?, engraver
Vincent, Ubertus, engraver
Antonini, Carlo, ca. 1740 -, engraver
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