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Creator:
Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805.
Title(s):

Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honble. Wm. Hamilton, His Britannick Maiesty's envoy extraordinary at the Court of Naples = Antiquités etrusques, grecques et romaines tireés du cabinet de M. Hamilton, envoyé extraordinaire de S.M. Britannique en Cour de Naples.

Additional Title(s):

Antiquités etrusques, grecques et romaines tireés du cabinet de M. Hamilton, envoyé extraordinaire de S.M. Britannique en Cour de Naples

Title of v. 2: Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honble. Wm. Hamilton His Britannick Maiesty's envoy extraordinary and plenipotentiary at the Court of Naples = Antiquités etrusques, grecques et romaines tirées du cabinet de M. Hamilton envoyé extraordinaire et plenipotentiaire de S.M. Britannique en Cour de Naples

Published/Created:
Naples : [Imprimé a Naples par François Morelli], MDCCLXVI-MDCCLVII [1766-1767]
Physical Description:
4 volumes : illustrations (some color, some folded) ; 47 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 79 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 79 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 79 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Clive Caplan
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Text by Pierre Franco̧is Hugues D'Hancarville, who signs the preface.
With parallel English and French titlepages to each volume, and English and French parallel text on facing pages.
All the titlepages are engraved, either white on black or vice versa, and were issued hand-coloured with a terracotta wash to imitate ancient vases (see vol. 1 p.174).
Printer's name from colophon: "Imprimé a Naples par Franco̧is Morelli."
The illustrations consist of: figures in the text; plates to be bound within the text; plates to be bound in a separate sequence. They are continuously numbered through each volume.
Plates, initials, and head- and tailpieces variously engraved by Ant. Cardon, Nolli, Carmine Pignatari, Filip. de Grado, and Dufrenoi, after Giuseppe Bracci, Filip. de Grado, Edmondo Beaulieu, Gio. Bat. Tierce, Aniel. Lamberti, and R. Beaulieu.
BAC: British Art Center has copy 1 is in 3 vol., with the bookplate of Augustini Courteuille, dated 1738. With a notice in ms. signed T. E. Quecq, 1848, stating that the book was given to him by Alexandre Villain from the library of Charles Percier. With an unidentified armorial on the bindings.
BAC: Copy 2 is incomplete, consisting of a single volume of assorted illustrative matter.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 comprises eight non-consecutive unbound leaves from the work; most bear large engraved initials.
Subject Terms:
Classical antiquities.
Courteuille, Augustini -- Bookplate.
Italy -- Antiquities.
Percier, Charles, 1764-1838 -- Provenance.
Quecq, T. E. -- Autograph, 1848.
Vase-painting, Etruscan.
Vase-painting, Greek.
Vases -- Private collections.
Vases, Etruscan.
Vases, Greek.
Vases, Roman.
Villain, Alexandre -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1766-1767.
Engravings -- 1766-1767.
Etchings -- 1766-1767.
Contributors:
Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803.
Cardon, Antoine Alexandre, 1739-1822, engraver.
Nolli, Carlo, -approximately 1770, engraver.
Pignatari, Carmine, engraver.
Grado, Filippo de.
Dufrenoi, engraver.
Bracci, Giuseppe.
Beaulieu, Edmondo.
Tierce, Jean-Baptiste, 1737-1794.
Lamberti, Aniel.
Beaulieu, R.
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