Stemmi Robbiani in Italia E Nel Mondo

Stemmi Robbiani in Italia E Nel Mondo : Per Un Catalogo Araldico, Storico E Artistico

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The bibliography on Della Robbia s glazed sculpture is vast, but little has been written on the part of their production regarding heraldic arms. Allan Marquand, one of the greatest scholars of Della Robbia s majolicas, studied and cataloged these works for the first and only time in 1919. After almost a century, this volume presents a reorganized and updated catalog, with particular attention to the attribution of individual artifacts to each member of the numerous Della Robbia family. The sculptures are then examined from a heraldic point of view, according to established laws and to the punctual terminology of a science that requires specific analysis of glazes, partitions and figures in their position, number and attributes. Introductory essays insert the arms in a very specific historical context. Essays by Marietta Cambareri (in English), Renzo Dionigi, Andrea Guerrieri, Claudia Storti, Carlo Tibaldeschi. Introduction by Giancarlo Gentilini (in Italian, with English abstracts)."
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  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 240 x 310mm
  • United States
  • Italian
  • ill. e tavv. b/n e col.
  • 8859613892
  • 9788859613893