Franco Maria Ricci - Lotto 5 Libri Roma di FRM - 2000

Franco Maria Ricci - Lotto 5 Libri Roma di FRM - 2000
Art (general), Curio & ephemera, Literature, Photography, Religion - Quantity: 5

Franco Maria Ricci - Lotto of 5 books on Rome (Palazzo Farnese - Villa Medici - Villa Borghese - Cappella Corsini - Domus Aurea)

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Structure of the work, 5 volumes:

1) Roma, Palazzo Farnese - Silk

Now the Embassy of France, the Palazzo Farnese is the grandiose architectural synthesis of Roman Renaissance while the decoration has triumphantly inaugurated the Baroque with the masterpiece that is the Gallery frescoed by Annibile Carracci.
This book reveals all the wonders of the vast mansion and for the first time opens the inaccessible and unknown rooms.

Title: Roma, Palazzo Farnese - Seta
Pages: 180
Pages: 117
Author: Caterina Napoleone, with texts by Giovan Pietro Bellori
Edition: Italian
Year: 2000
Other authors: Gianni Guadalupi, Michel Hochmann
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Binding: Silk
Photos: Arnaldo de Luca, Rita Paesani
Iconography: Images of Palazzo Farnese and it interiors, frescoes and decorations

Paper: Gardamatt, white.

2) Roma, Villa Medici - Silk

Immersed in a luxuriant garden, with centuries-old trees, fountains, shady avenues where the ghosts of his distinguished guests still seem to roam, Villa Medici was the elegant chest where a Renaissance Prince, Ferdinando de ' Medici, collected his treasures.
Today it is a little slice of France in Italy, a sanctuary of culture and art in the eternal city.

Title: Roma, Villa Medici - Silk
Pages: 108
Plates: 59
Author: Philippe Morel
Edition: Italian, French
Translation: Gianni Guadalupi, Gabriele Reina
Year: 1998
Edited by: Gianni Guadalupi
Other authors: Bruno Racine
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Binding: Silk
Photos: Araldo De Luca
Iconography: Pictorial and photographic views of Villa Medici in Rome and of its interiors

Paper: Gardamatt, white.
Printer: Grafiche Milani

3) Roma, Villa Borghese - Silk

The villa, a place of delight and splendour of Cardinal Scipione, is shown in all the splendour of its rooms that, in the eighteenth century, Marcantonio Borghese had redecorated by first-rate artists, to make it a worthy setting for the outstanding collection of Baroque and antique masterpieces.

Title: Roma, Villa Borghese - Silk
Pages: 192
Plates: 126
Author: Gianni Guadalupi, Anna Coliva, Caterina Napoleone, Marina Minozzi
Edition: Italian
Year: 2002
Other authors: Claudio Strinati
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Binding: Silk
Photos: Luciano Romano
Iconography: Portraits, paintings and images of the rooms of Villa Borghese

4) Roma, Domus Aurea - Silk

Glitzy palace of Emperor Nero, the Domus Aurea was built and destroyed in a few years, then buried for centuries.
Rediscovered in the late 15th century, it showed an unknown pictorial universe to the admiring eyes of scholars and artists.
Fancifully copied and integrated, those ancient frescoes were born again in the the engraved and coloured plates of a beautiful 18th century album.

Title: Roma, Domus Aurea - Silk
Pages: 96
Plates: 65
Author: Marie-Noelle Pinot de Villechenon
Edition: Italian, English
Translation: Simon Knight (English)
Year: 2002
Other authors: Gianni Guadalupi
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Binding: Black silk
Photos: Massimo Listri, Sebastian Straessle, Araldo de Luca
Iconography: Eighteenth-century watercolour etchings of hte paintings of Nero’s Domus Aurea
Paper: Gardamatt, white.
Printer: Grafiche Mazzucchelli

5) Roma - La Cappella Corsini - Silk

Magnificent and solemn, the Corsini Chapel in San Giovanni in Laterano flaunts a stylish profusion of marble, stucco, gilt bronzes and decorations made by a vast array of artists.
Classical masterpiece of late baroque Rome, it is the mausoleum that Clement XII dedicated to his noble lineage, crowning a life devoted to the Gospel and to art.

Title: La Cappella Corsini - Silk
Pages: 96
Plates: 58
Author: Caterina Napoleone, biographic parts by Alfredo Marchionne Gunter
Edition: Italian
Year: 2001
Other authors: Cardinale Camillo Ruini
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Binding: Silk
Photos: Luciano Romano
Iconography: Images of the sculptures, stuccoes and decorations of Corsini Chapel.
Family portraits of the Princes Corsini

Printer: Grafiche Milani

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Lot details
Number of Books
Art, Curio & ephemera, Literature, Photography, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Franco Maria Ricci
Book Title
Lotto 5 Libri Roma di FRM
As new
Publication year oldest item
1st Edition
FMR - Franco Maria Ricci
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