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Nuovi inventioni d’ornamenti d’architettura e d’intagli diversi: utili ad argentieri, intagliatori, ricamatori et altri professori delle buone arti del disegno

Print
1698 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Passarini’s “Nuove inventioni d’ornamenti d’architettura e d’intagli diversi: utili ad argentieri, intagliatori, ricamatori et altri professori delle buone arti del disegno”, was published as a model book for goldsmiths and craftsmen. It consists of 32 designs for various objects from coaches to reliquaries and coats of arms. Many of the plates represent coaches, reflecting Passarini’s main activity as a coach designer.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching
Brief Description
Filippo Passarini. One of 24 plates from a suite of 32 designs for architectural ornament and goldsmith's work. Italian, 1698.
Physical Description
Plate 15.
Dimensions
  • To plate mark height: 22.8cm
  • To plate mark width: 32.0cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Lettered in the lower left of the plate: 'In Roma nella Stamperia di Domenico de Rossi alla Pace con Priu.'
  • 'Philip:us Passarinus I: &: S: No./ 15'
Summary
Passarini’s “Nuove inventioni d’ornamenti d’architettura e d’intagli diversi: utili ad argentieri, intagliatori, ricamatori et altri professori delle buone arti del disegno”, was published as a model book for goldsmiths and craftsmen. It consists of 32 designs for various objects from coaches to reliquaries and coats of arms. Many of the plates represent coaches, reflecting Passarini’s main activity as a coach designer.
Bibliographic References
  • Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.319, 40 (1).
  • (Berlin II) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 3715.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1519-1923

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