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Rupp, Ladislaus, 1793–1854
Chiese principali d'Europa : dedicate a Sua Santità Leone XII pon. mas.
Milano : Presso gli editori contr. de' Bossi no. 1755 e Presso Ferd. Artaria negte. di stampe contro. di Sta. Margherita no. 1110 ; [1824-1831]
In Roma : Presso I Fratelli dei Romanis ..., [1824-1831]
Physical Description:
[154] pages in various pagings, [110] leaves of plates : illustrations (engravings), plans ; 61 cm (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2015 16
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Plates engraved by Ladislaus Rupp; 7 after V. Bellini, 22 after C. Giglio, 9 each after P.J. Goetghebuer and A. Fumagalli. C. Eckerlin engraved 15 plates and Giglio 4.
Thieme-Becker, Wurzbach (Biographische Lexicon), Nagler (Künstler Lexicon) provide additional subtitle with date 1825, and call the opus Rupp's "Prachtwerk"; issued in Lieferungen.
Title page and dedication are engraved leaves.
Originally issued in 11 parts. The back cover the original wrapper to each part bears a date of publication, from 1824 to 1831.
Includes 22 aquatints.
Plates captioned in Italian and French.
Also issued in French.
Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), I, 1843
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary three-quarter morocco, with the wrappers of part 1 reused as the front and back cover. Wrappers to the remaining parts bound in. With the bookplate of General Robert Swinburne.
Subject Terms:
Church architecture -- Europe.
Church architecture.
Church buildings -- Europe -- Designs and plans.
Church buildings.
Swinburne, Robert -- Bookplate.
Designs and plans.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824-1831.
Engravings -- 1824-1831.
Bellini, Vittorio, 1798-1860.
Goetghebuer, P. J., 1788-1866.
Fumagalli, A.
Giglio, C., engraver.
Eckerlin, Carl August, 1773-1843, engraver.

  • Basilica di San Pietro di Roma
  • Duomo di Milano
  • Il Panteon
  • La Basilica di Santo Stefano ... di Vienna
  • Santa Maria del Fiore ... di Firenze
  • Duomo di Pisa
  • S. Giovanni in Laterno
  • Metropolitana di Sienna
  • Basilica di S. Marco
  • Cattedrale d'Anversa
  • Cattedrale di Gand
  • Basilica di Superga.

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