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Liberotti Impronte. Twelve Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Liberotti Impronte. Twelve Volumes. [Rome: Incisore di Camei Roma], c. 1820. Octavo-format book-shaped cases mounted with 332 (of 333) plaster medallions in relief, the twelve boxes double-sided and bound in contemporary half parchment, gold-tooled spines and red morocco labels (rodent predation to the vellum on four volumes); containing plaster casts based on contemporary and classical cameos from the following collections: Museo Vaticano, Opere Canova, Opere di Thorwaldsen (two volumes), Opere di Gibson, Museo di Napoli, Museo Capitolino, Museo di Parigi e Firenze; and Monumenti in Vari Luoghi, [along with] two volumes depicting Uommini Illustri; one medallion missing. (12)
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Firenze, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Visual arts

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