12 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 875
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
PAVIA 1742 -- Dichiarazione del solenne apparato fatto della chiesa del Carmine in Pavia nella morte dell'Ill.mo Sig.r Conte Don Giuseppe Scaramuzza Visconti. Milan: Giuseppe Richino Malatesta, 1742.
2o (324 x 210 mm). Engraved arms on title and three large folding plates after MARC ANTONIO DAL RE. Contemporary Italian speckled wrappers.
GIUSEPPE SCARAMUZZA VISCONTI was the last feudatario of Cigognola. Marc antonio del Re's three large plates show the altar, catafalque, and elaborate wall decorations erected for his funeral ceremony in Pavia. Cicognara 1509.
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