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Title(s):

Titiani Vecelii, Pauli Caliarii, Jacobi Robusti, et Jacobi de Ponte opera selectiora / a Joanne Baptista Jackson anglo ligno cœlata et coloribus adumbrata.

Additional Title(s):

Opera selectiora

Published/Created:
Venetiis : Apud Jo. Baptistam Pasquali, 1745.
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, [24] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 61 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
L 224.91 (Folio B)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes 1 plate each after Leandro and Francesco Bassano; see Kainen, 29 & 31.
Seventeen paintings are represented. Veronese's "Marriage at Cana" occupies 2 plates, Tintoretto's "Crucifixion" occupies 3, Titian's "Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple" occupies 3, Jacopo Bassano's "Lazarus and Dives" occupies 2, and Tintoretto's "Miracle of St. Mark" occupies 2. In addition to the artists listed in the title, there is 1 plate each after Leandro and Francesco Bassano; see Kainen.
Each plate incorporates the artist's name: J.B. Jackson. All but the 7th include a dedication. Three of the paintings are described as being in the possession of Joseph Smith, British consul at Venice (no. 2, 15, 16). Some of the plates have dates: 1739 (no. 6), 1741 (nos. 2, 9), 1742 (nos. 10, 12, 17).
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 7-8
Kainen, J. Jackson, 16-32
Franklin & Franklin. Color printing, p. 35
Form/Genre:
Chiaroscuro woodcuts -- 18th century.
Contributors:
Jackson, John Baptist, 1701-1780?
Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Veronese, 1528-1588.
Tintoretto, 1518-1594.
Bassano, Jacopo, approximately 1518-1592.
Bassano, Leandro da Ponte, 1557-1622.
Bassano, Francesco da Ponte, 1549-1592.
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