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The Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 25 (1990)

"Jérôme-Charles Bellicard's Italian Notebook of 1750–51: The Discoveries at Herculaneum and Observations on Ancient and Modern Architecture"

Gordon, Alden R.
94 pages
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Alden Gordon

Met Art in Publication

The Marquis de Vandières, Abbé Jean-Bernard Le Blanc, Germain Soufflot, and Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Younger, Pier Leone Ghezzi  Italian, Pen and brown ink, over traces of black chalk
Pier Leone Ghezzi
ca. 1750
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1748, after 1750
Notebook with Views of the Excavations at Herculaneum and of Other Italian Cities, Jérôme Charles Bellicard  French, Notebook of 55 pages on 29 leaves. Last leaf is hinged onto blank leaf. Two leaves are numbered 36 bis and 37 bis (in addition to pages 36, 37). Four leaves are missing between pages 1 and 2; one leaf is missing between pages 7 and 8; two leaves are missing between pages 23 and 24; two leaves are missing between pages 39 and 40; two leaves are missing between pages 51 and 52. Late-eighteenth-century or early-nineteenth-century sprinkled leather binding with marbleized endpapers.
Jérôme Charles Bellicard
Observations sur les antiquités de la ville d'Herculanum avec quelques reflexions sur la Peinture & la Sculpture des Anciens & une courte description de quelques Antiquités des environs de Naples, Charles Nicolas Cochin II  French
Charles Nicolas Cochin II

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