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Disegni Varii di Polifilo Zancarli,

Etchings on lightweight cream paper in bound volume

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Object): 388 x 284 x 5 mm (15.3 x 11.2 x 0.2 in.)

Inscribed in pencil on inside front cover, top center: “ZANCARLI (Polifilio) / Complete set / B.K. 559 Guilm., p. 313”; inscribed in pencil on inside back cover, top right: “A x 217/ X7X[triangle]”; inscribed in pencil on inside back cover, center right: “coll. compl. / 10 plate (and title)”; each plate inscribed in brown ink (possibly faded from black) in top right margin with numbers beginning with “27” (plate 1) and ending with “36” (plate 10); ; inscribed in pencil on front flyleaf, top left corner: “F” in circle; inscribed in pencil on front flyleaf, top center: “LGIANCARLI”; inscribed in pencil on front flyleaf, top right corner: “B90904-1”; inscribed in plate 1, center: “DISEGNI VARII / DI POLIFILO ZANCARLI / Abenefitio di qual si voglia persono, che / faccia professione, del Disegno. / DEDICATI / All’Iltmo. Signor Pietro Guoro. / da / Tasio Zancarli”; inscribed in plate 2: “Poliphilus Giancarli Inustor” (bottom center), “.F.Incci” (bottom right); inscribed in plate 3: “Polifilo Giancarli Inventor” (bottom left), ".F.Indidebae . Venecis” (bottom right); inscribed in plate 4: “POLIPHILUS GIANCARLI . In.” (bottom left), “.F. Inci” (bottom right); inscribed in plate 5: “Poliphilus Giancarli Inventor” (bottom left), “.F. Incci” (bottom right); inscribed in plate 6: “Polifilio Giancarli In” (bottom left), “.F. Inc” (bottom right, hardly visible); inscribed in plate 7: “Polifilo Giancarli Inv” (bottom left), “F” (bottom right); inscribed in plate 8: “POLIPHILUS . GIANCARLI. In.” (bottom left), “.F. Inci” (bottom right); inscribed in plate 9: “POLIPHILUS . GIANCARLI. IN.” (bottom left), “.F scali” (bottom right, difficult to discern)

Edition: Polifilo Giancarli was the designer; Odoardo Fialetti was the etcher. Published in Venice (per dealer). Ten etchings in bound volume.

Accession number: 2008.10.1

Heinrich Schwarz Fund, 2008

Bibliography: Illustrated Bartsch vol. 38, nos. 43–52; see also dealer’s detailed catalog entry (with further references) in DAC object file.

Work Type: print

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