Ara amicitiae : Parmae in foro maiori, VII. idvs Ivnii, MDCCLXVIIII.
Paciaudi, Paolo, 1710-1785.
[Parma : Giambattista Bodoni, 1769]
XI,  p. : ill. ; 52 cm. (fol.)
Engraved title vignette depicting the two sides of a portrait medallion, commemorating the visit of Joseph II. in Parma, with caption: "Adventvs Avg. Felicissimvs Parm. Iosephvs II. Roman. Imp. CICICCCLXVIIII.", engraved by Benigno Bossi after Petitot. Large head-piece on p. [V], engraved by Tommaso Baratti after Petitot, and large tail-piece on p. XI, engraved by Antonio Baratti after Petitot. Two engraved pictorial initials. Final p. blank. Full-page ill. of the monument, with scale, engraved by Simon François Ravenet (the son) after Petitot. Text in French and Italian in parallel columns, t.p. and inscriptions in Latin. The text, attributed to Paolo Paciaudi (cf. Brooks & Melzi), describes the symbolic meaning of the monument erected on the occasion of the visit of Joseph II in Parma and of the announcement of marriage of Ferdinand, Infant of Spain, Duke of Parma to Maria Amalia, Archduchess of Austria. The monument was designed by the French architect Edmond Alexandre Petitot. Year in title printed as CICICCCLXVIII, the thrid and fifth Cs reversed.
The text, attributed to Paolo Paciaudi (cf. Brooks & Melzi), describes the symbolic meaning of the monument erected on the occasion of the visit of Joseph II in Parma and of the announcement of marriage of Ferdinand, Infant of Spain, Duke of Parma.
Monuments--Italy--Parma--Early works to 1800. Royal visitors--Italy--Parma--Early works to 1800.
Baratti, Antonio, 1724-1787. Baratti, Tommaso, fl. 1769. Bodoni, Giambattista, 1740-1813, printer. Bossi, Benigno, 1727-1800? Ferdinand,--Infant of Spain, Duke of Parma,--1751-1802--Marriage. Joseph--II,--Holy Roman Emperor,--1741-1790--Monuments. Maria Amalia,--Archduchess of Austria, consort of Ferdinand, Infant of Spain, Duke of Parma,--1746-1804--Marriage. Petitot, E. A. (Edmond Alexandre), 1727-1801. Ravenet, Simon François, 1748-ca. 1814.
French Italian Latin
Festival books--Italy--18th century.
Books, Journals & Pamphlets
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Related Exhibit or Resource:
Italian Festivals Folio 17
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Brooks, H.C. Compendiosa bibliografia di edizioni bodoniane, 5 Melzi, G. Anonime e pseudonime, p. 80
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