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Antichita Siciliane spiegate colle notizie generali di questo regno.

Author:
Written by Padre Don Giuseppe Maria Pancrazi (Italian, active 18th century)
Publisher:
Published by Alessio Pellecchia (Italian, active 18th century) , Naples
Designer:
Potrait of King Carlo III designed by Francesco Cepparuli (Italian, active 18th century)
Engraver:
Engraved by Nicolo di Oratti (Italian, active 18th century)
Designer:
Designed by Salvatore Ettore (Italian, active 18th century)
Engraver:
Engraved by Vacca (Italian, active 18th century)
Engraver:
Frontispiece Vol. II engraved by Antonio Desto (Italian, active 18th century)
Designer:
Portrait of Queen Amalia designed by Guglielmo (Italian, active 18th century)
Sitter:
Portrait of Carlo III, King of Two Sicilies (Spanish, 1716–1788)
Date:
1751–52
Medium:
plates: engraving
Dimensions:
Overall: 17 9/16 x 13 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (44.6 x 34 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1942
Accession Number:
42.500.3
Not on view
Graesse V, 118, Cicognara 2694.
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