1556 1ed Images of the gods Vincenzo Cartari Italian Art Greco-Roman Mythology

CARTARI, Vincenzo

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Vincenzo Cartari was a 16th-century mythology scholar most known for his work ‘Images of the gods’. This fascinating book was an impressive collection of descriptions of mythological gods. Cartari explains their forms and appearance as well as several of their important attributes. He wrote this book with the sole purpose of aiding sculptors and painters who were seeking guidelines of the physical appearances of the gods. He focused on their clothing, expressions, and poses in which they were most often presented.

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1556 1ed Images of the gods Vincenzo Cartari Italian Art Greco-Roman Mythology

 

Vincenzo Cartari was a 16th-century mythology scholar most known for his work ‘Images of the gods’. This fascinating book was an impressive collection of descriptions of mythological gods. Cartari explains their forms and appearance as well as several of their important attributes. He wrote this book with the sole purpose of aiding sculptors and painters who were seeking guidelines of the physical appearances of the gods. He focused on their clothing, expressions, and poses in which they were most often presented.

 

Item number: #11875

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CARTARI, Vincenzo

 

Le Imagini, con la spositione de i dei de gli antichi.

 

Venetia : Francesco Marcolini, 1556.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 5-12, XIII-CCII, [1]
    • CXXII total leaves
  • References: Cicognara 4684
  • Language: Italian
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm)

 

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11875

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Arts & Architecture

Authors

CARTARI, Vincenzo

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Italian

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete