Ara amicitiae : Parmae in foro maiori, VII. idvs Ivnii, MDCCLXVIIII.

Creator:
Paciaudi, Paolo, 1710-1785.
Published/Created:
[Parma :
Giambattista Bodoni,
1769]
Physical Description:
XI, [1] p. : ill. ; 52 cm. (fol.)
Notes:
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 Franc╠žois 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.
Abstract:
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.
Topics:
Monuments--Italy--Parma--Early works to 1800.
Royal visitors--Italy--Parma--Early works to 1800.
Topics:
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 Franc╠žois, 1748-ca. 1814.
Language:
French
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Festival books--Italy--18th century.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Books, Journals & Pamphlets
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
Celebrating Italian
Call Number:
Italian Festivals Folio 17
Orbis Record:
7125193
Orbis Barcode:
39002089220207
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1075692
Citation:
Brooks, H.C. Compendiosa bibliografia di edizioni bodoniane, 5
Melzi, G. Anonime e pseudonime, p. 80
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2018982
PID:
digcoll:3405020

Number of Pages: 19
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