Galeria nel Palazzo Farnese in Roma del sereniss. duca di Parma . dipinta da Annibale Carracci, intagliata da Carlo Cesio.

Carracci, Annibale (Bologna 1560-Rome 1609).

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Roma, Arnold van Westerhout, (no date, c. 1700). Series of 33 (of 44) very fine large engraved plates on 19 leaves, showing Baroque mural paintings and decorations in the Palazzo Farnese in Rome, engraved by Carlo Cesio (Cesi) after mural paintings by Annibale Carracci. Large folio.*Bartsch XXI, 108-114, Nos. 21-64. Cf. Fuhring Nos. 8993-9038. The Gallery of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome, painted by Annibale Carracci for cardinal Odoardo Farnese in 1597, was engraved by Carlo Cesio (Rieti 1626 - Rieti 1686) and published c. 1657 by Collignon. According to Fuhring this is the third edition with the name of the publisher Arnold van Westerhout (Antwerp 1651-Rome 1725), who replaced Collignon's name by his own. The plates, which are numbered 1-30, show beautiful scenes from Greek mythology. Some plates have a repeated plate-number, other plates are without plate-number (see explanation by Bartsch and Fuhring). Bartsch Nos. 59, 62, 63 are combined in one large etching with plate-number 29; Bartsch Nos. 60, 61, 64 are combined in one large etching with plate-number 30. The Flemish publisher, printmaker and painter Arnold van Westerhout worked in Antwerp, Prague, c. 1692 in Florence and was active c. 1700 in Rome, where he also died. - Without engraved title-page and dedication to Carlo Ottoboni (missing in most copies) and without the following 11 plates: Bartsch Nos. 29.9, 30.10, 33.13, 36.16, 38.18, 39.19, 42.22, 43.22bis, 44.23, 45.23bis, 58.28. 17 plates, which were originally double-paged, are lightly brown on the former fold; 7 plates slightly foxed, light waterstain to 5 plates; tear in 2 plates, in one of them with loss of a small piece in blank lower part of plate; two small holes in one plate. About half of the plates with very big or very ample margins, and half of the plates with small margins are mounted.[(5825)]. Bookseller Inventory # 5825

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