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Topic: italy

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Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Decorative border and text in: De natura animalium [...] / Aristotle. Venice : Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... more

Pope Urban II urging kings and knights to join a Crusade, Nov. 1095

Pope Urban II urging kings and knights to join a Crusade, Nov. 1095

Illus. in: Robertus Remensis, Historia itineris contra Turcos (Dutch), Gouda, ca. 1486. Referece copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incu... more

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

Decorated initial L showing mathematician Luca Paccioli as Franciscan monk, surrounded by text, and rope-patterened border.

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Sweet flag or sweet rush plant with wading bird; and surrounding text.

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

Print shows a female prophet directing Emperor Augustus's gaze upward towards a group of spirits in the clouds.

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, ...

Illustration showing aspects of optics: Battle scene with Archimedes' mirrors using sun to defend city of Syracuse against sailing ships, a rainbow, elephants crossing long bridge drawn in perspective, nude man... more

Mutius Scaevola

Mutius Scaevola

Print shows the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who saved Rome from the Etruscan king Lars Porsena in ca. 509 B.C., putting his hand into the fire. After Balthazar Peruzzi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

[Aristotle, Ptolemy, and Copernicus discussing matters of astronomy beneath Medici family ducal crown and banner] / Stefan Della Bella, F.

[Aristotle, Ptolemy, and Copernicus discussing matters of astronomy be...

Frontispiece in: Dialogo ... sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo tolemaico, e coprenicano / Galileo Galilei. Fiorenza : G.B. Landini, 1632. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washingto... more

Sonatore in Piazza / A.C. ; S.G.
Spazza cammino (i.e., camino) / Anib Cara. In. ; S. Guillain scu.

Spazza cammino (i.e., camino) / Anib Cara. In. ; S. Guillain scu.

Print showing a full-length portrait of a chimney sweep.

Reticelle, e merletti / AC I.

Reticelle, e merletti / AC I.

Print showing a full-length portrait of a pasta vendor.

Theatrium Fontium anté Palatium

Theatrium Fontium anté Palatium

Ornate theatre on Palatine hillside. Atlantis fountain in center. Rome.

[Hunting lodge with pavilions]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions]

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing a hunting lodge or castle in elevation and section, and row of 7 pavilions in elevation.

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Gateway, piers, and fencing. Plan and elevation]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Gateway, piers, and fencing. Plan and e...

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing monumental fence and gateway for a hunting lodge or castle, in plan and elevation.

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Site plan]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Site plan]

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing site plan for a hunting lodge or castle with 14 pavilions, each having a walled garden.

A B vue des restes interieurs d'un des pronaos du temple de Neptune ... Piranesi del. et sculp

A B vue des restes interieurs d'un des pronaos du temple de Neptune .....

View of the interior of the temple of Neptune, with lettered key. Title from shelflist card. Vertical crease down center. Planche XIII. Béraldi, 13.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows a large boat entering the main canal from a small canal, with many gondolas on the canal, and large buildings in the background. Title from item. On plate in lower right corner: FF1. Constable, no. ... more

[Village on the banks of a river] / A. Canal f.

[Village on the banks of a river] / A. Canal f.

Print shows a view across a river of many buildings of an unidentified city; a lone scrawny tree and footbridge dominate the foreground.

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

Print shows the church of San Giacomo di Rialto.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows gondolas on a canal with pedestrians walking alongside, and buildings on both sides.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Print shows pedestrians on the walkway of the waterfront with the canal on the right and buildings and a bridge on the left.

[Mountain landscape with three bridges]

[Mountain landscape with three bridges]

George Lothrop Bradley Collection. Constable, no. 25.

Veduta dell' arco di Costantino, e dell' anfiteatro Flavio detto il colosseo

Veduta dell' arco di Costantino, e dell' anfiteatro Flavio detto il co...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins with the Arch of Constantine in the foreground and the Flavian Amphitheater or Colosseum in the background, with numbered key. Some of the men appear to be examining the r... more

Veduta de Campo Vaccino

Veduta de Campo Vaccino

Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins in the foreground of the Campo Vaccino, with the arch of Septimius Severus to the left and three columns on the right. Some of the men appear to be examining the ruins.

Veduta del tempio de Bacco

Veduta del tempio de Bacco

Print shows an exterior view of the Temple of Bacchus in Rome, Italy.

Porta S. Paolo ot. Trigemina / /G. Vasi dis. e inc.

Porta S. Paolo ot. Trigemina / /G. Vasi dis. e inc.

The pyramid of Cestius is shown on the left, part of the church of SS Salvatore is on the right, and the gate of San Páolo is in the background.

Giardino e Casino Pontificio nel Vaticano

Giardino e Casino Pontificio nel Vaticano

Print shows the Papal gardens and summer house, Rome.

Palazzo dell' Accademia di Francia / G. Vasi.
Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentante il rinomato Monte Vesuvio, alquale portato si Plinio seniore il filosofo, e celebre scrittore per of servarne troppo da vicino la natura, ... / Francesco Perziado Spagnolo inv., e dis. ; Michele Sorelló sculp.

Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentan...

Print showing aristocratic men leaving their horses with attendants and following guides on a trail up the side of Vesuvius to peer into the fuming cones. At center, descending the volcano, are three figures, t... more

Veduta del Ponte e del mausoleo, ...

Veduta del Ponte e del mausoleo, ...

Illustration shows a view from the river of the Castel Sant'Angelo with the bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, on the right, Rome, Italy. Prominent features identified by letter with corresponding key printed below image.

Veduta della pescheria di Palermo in Sicilia

Veduta della pescheria di Palermo in Sicilia

Print shows boats in the harbor and the fish market at Palermo, Sicily.

Veduta di S. Eustachio / N. Matraini del. ; J. Ottaviani inc.

Veduta di S. Eustachio / N. Matraini del. ; J. Ottaviani inc.

Print shows a distant view of Oranjestad on Saint Eustatius in the Netherlands Antilles, with many ships in the foreground.

[Interior view of the Temple of Neptune, Paestum, plate 13]

[Interior view of the Temple of Neptune, Paestum, plate 13]

Print shows several men, a cow, and a dog barking at a donkey transporting two barrels, among the columns of the Temple of Neptune in Campania (Paestum), Italy, with lettered key identifying elements of the str... more

Il Capitano Vincenzo Lunardi, nato in Lucca li 3 gennajo 1759, che esequi il suo XIII viaggio, aereo in Napoli li 13 settembre 1789 / Nesmith, pinxt. ; Burke, fecit.

Il Capitano Vincenzo Lunardi, nato in Lucca li 3 gennajo 1759, che ese...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi.

Reponce à l'auteur de la chronique, qui appelle bombe la bulle du Pape / déssiné par un bon Chretien ; gravé par un bon Citoyen.

Reponce à l'auteur de la chronique, qui appelle bombe la bulle du Pape...

Print shows the Pope sitting on the right blowing bubbles representing Papal briefs condemning members of the clergy who took the oath to the new civil constitution, and on the left, an allegorical figure repre... more

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte motioning toward a statue, one of the many treasures he brought back from his first campaign in Italy in 1797, and addresses a group of men, possibly of the Directory.

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian oracle ; a scene in the Academic Grove, No. 1 / Js. Gy., invt. & fect.

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian ...

Allegorical British satire on the 'Venetian secret', or the secret of Titian's coloring, which Mary Ann Provis discovered, showing woman painting a goblin-like bearded figure intended as Titian, above group of ... more

Antonius Pius, Emperor of Rome, 86-161 A.D.

Antonius Pius, Emperor of Rome, 86-161 A.D.

Head and shoulders, left profile.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour ...

Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty... more

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck.

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck.

Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remembe... more

Le meâ culpâ du Pape / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le meâ culpâ du Pape / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Print shows Pope Pius VI on his knees being reprimanded by God, in the form of a bird, after giving up art treasures as a result of the Treaty of Tolentino. Title from item. de Vinck, 6899 Forms part of: French... more

General Swallow-all-o feasting on a French fricassee!!

General Swallow-all-o feasting on a French fricassee!!

Print shows a gigantic Russian soldier, possibly a gross caricature of Field Marshal Aleksandr Vasilʹevich Suvorov, eating the severed head of a French soldier, another oversized man, a chef, holds a platter co... more

L'Empereur Claude / dessiné par Vanderwal ; gravé par J.J. Avril.

L'Empereur Claude / dessiné par Vanderwal ; gravé par J.J. Avril.

Classical statue of Claudius, Emperor of Rome, possibly in the Louvre, Paris.

Volcian Campagna / Jno. G. Chapman, fect. Roma.

Volcian Campagna / Jno. G. Chapman, fect. Roma.

Print shows a woman praying at a cross as people travel with donkeys through a rural landscape with ruins in the distance.

Veduta del Monte Etna della parte di Levante, compresa in essa Aci Re : le

Veduta del Monte Etna della parte di Levante, compresa in essa Aci Re ...

Drawing shows a balloon ascending above the crater of Mount Etna, ca. 1800, with six people in the foreground observing the balloon.