1595 1ed Effegies POPES Catholic Church Italian Cavalieri 200 Portraits St Peter

CAVALIERI, Giovanni Battista

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“Effigies Pontificum Romanorum” is an impressive 16th-century collection of over 200 engraved portraits of the Popes and saints by Giovanni Battista Cavalieri. Cavalieri was one of the most famous 16th-century Italian engravers known for his engravings of religious figures and biblical scenes.

 

In this 1595 printing of ‘Effigies’, each engraving includes a short biographical description of each pope chronologically beginning with Saint Simon Peter. It concludes with the portrait of Clement VIII. 

 

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1595 1ed Effegies POPES Catholic Church Italian Cavalieri 200 Portraits St Peter

 

“Effigies Pontificum Romanorum” is an impressive 16th-century collection of over 200 engraved portraits of the Popes and saints by Giovanni Battista Cavalieri. Cavalieri was one of the most famous 16th-century Italian engravers known for his engravings of religious figures and biblical scenes.

 

In this 1595 printing of ‘Effigies’, each engraving includes a short biographical description of each pope chronologically beginning with Saint Simon Peter. It concludes with the portrait of Clement VIII. 

 

Item number: #7948

Price: $950

 

CAVALIERI, Giovanni Battista

 

Effigies Pontificum Romanorum cum eorum vitis in compendiu[m] redactis: ad… Maximianu[m] Brunum… cuius ope et opera nunc denuo castigatiores in lucem prodeunt: additis, quae deerant, insignibus Pontificiis et indice locupletissimo Io. Bapt[ist]ae Caualerij aeneis typis

 

Romae: Typis Bartholomaei Bonfadini, anno MDXCV [1595]. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation:
    • 232 (of 245) leaves
    • Lacking:
      • General title page – Includes supplemented title engraved: “Omnium Romanorum Pontificum icones, opera & studio Jo. Bapt. de Cauallerijs collectae, ac aeneis typis incisae. Additis insignibus. Anno MDXCV”
      • Leaves 230-232 (3 total)
      • Index (9 leaves)
    • References: USTC 821308; Edit16 10462;
    • Language: Latin
    • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
    • Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)
    • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

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7948

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

CAVALIERI, Giovanni Battista

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent