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BARDI, Girolamo. Dichiaratione di tutte le istorie, che si contengono nei quadri posti nouamente nelle Sale dello Scrutinio, & del Gran Consiglio, del Palagio Ducale della Serenissima Republica di Vinegia. Venice: Felice Valgrisio, 1587 [or later]. 8°. Woodcut device on title (occasional light foxing). 18th-century Italian vellum.
A detailed account of the new pictures, recording celebrated Venetian victories, which were hung in the Palazzo Ducale to replace those that had been destroyed by fire in 1577. The artists include Tintoretto, Bassano and Paolo Veronese. This is part 2 of Sansovino's Delle cose notabili della città di Venetia. Edit-on line 35765; Adams B195.
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