12 June 2009
RAVENNA 1707 -- MORIGI, Christoforo. Fiori lugubri Sparsi sù la Tomba Dell'Illustrissimo Sig. Marchese Filippo Rasponi raccolti Dal Canonico Christoforo Morigi, E dal medesimo offerti All'Illustriss. Sig. Marchese Cesare Rasponi. Ravenna: Stamperìa Camerale, & Arcinese, 1707.
4o (273 x 191 mm). Etched portrait, and 8 etched plates (2 folding) by ARIGO GESSI. Modern boards.
The design of the catafalque and the apparati for the funeral of FILIPPO RASPONI in the Chiesa di S. Girolamo de RR.PP. della Compagnia di Gesù in Ravenna is rendered in superb detail in this series of plates. Depicted are the catafalque, altar and various memorial tablets. VERY RARE, not in any of the standard bibliographies.
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