NOTIZIE DELLA VITA E DELLE OPERE del Cavaliere Gioan Francesco Barbieri detto il Guercino da Cento celebre pittore

Bologna: Typografia Marsigli, 1808. Hardbound. Paper covered boards with leather spine , gilt design and black leather label on spine. xvi,164 pp. and one page of corrections. VG, crisp text block, slight wear to cover corners, ex archival library copy with perforation stamp on title, and red withdrawn stamp on last page, small white letters on lower spine. Item #36149

Text is in Italian. Lacks the engraved frontispiece by Rosaspina after Jacopo Alessandro Calvi, unfortunatelyy. Rare first edition containing also the diary of the artist, a list of his paintings, the names of his clients and the prices paid for his paintings.

Price: $500.00 save 10% $450.00

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