Record number 05/861
Author Accademia Di Belle Arti (Florence)
TitleLa Vita Di Gesù Cristo Dipinta Da Fra Giovanni Da Fiesole Detto Il Beato Angelico Lucidata Dagli Originali Che Si Conservano Nell' I.E.R. Galleria Fiorentina Delle Belle Arti Disegnata Ed Incisa Da G.B. Nocchi
ImprintFirenze: Presso Gio. Batt. Nocchi Incisore -, 1843.
Physical Description[ii], 8, [2] p., 36 pl. (no. 36 is dble.); 607 mm.
Physical Description NotePl. XIX is misnumbered XX.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Prefazione [signed by P. Tanzini] - Vita Di Fra Giovanni Da Fiesole Dell'Ordine Dei Predicatori - Indice Delle Incisioni I(-XXXVI) - [Plates I-XXXVI].
Summary NoteThe first plate shows a portrait of Fra Angelico by Fra Bartolommeo. Plates II-XXXVI show paintings of events in the life of Christ. The paintings are now generally attributed not to Fra Angelico but to a follower.
Responsibility NoteAll plates give the name of the source artist (Fra Bartolommeo for pl. I, Fra Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole for pl. II-XXXVI), and the engraver (G.B. Nocchi in all cases; pl. 9. signed as both drawn and engraved by him). The title page vignette is unsigned.

The 'Vita Di Fra Giovanni Da Fiesole' is attributed in the catalogue of the British Library to G. Vasari.
SubjectChristian art and symbolism
Paintings, Italian - Italy - 15th century - Renaissance
Collections - Galleries - Italy - Florence - 19th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century
Bible N.T. Gospels
Name as Subject Jesus Christ
Angelico, Fra, ca. 1395-1400 - 1455
Accademia Di Belle Arti (Florence)
Copy NoteOn the upper cover is pasted a paper label inscribed in ink, 'The Life of Jesus Christ by Fra Giovanni Da Fiesole called il Beato Angelio Florence 1843 Press 1 Shelf 4. No 1'.
Binding Note20th-century half calf, 19th-century brown paper-covered boards; spine lettered 'RA Pitture Di Fra Angelico Da Fiesole'.
Contributors Angelico, Fra, ca. 1395-1400 - 1455
Nocchi, Giovanni Battista, fl. 1843 - 1844?
Tanzini, Numa Pompilio, fl. ca. 1841 - 1843?
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