Alfabeto in sogno : esemplare per disegnare / di Givseppe Ma. Mitelli, pittore bolognese.
|Main Author:||Mitelli, Giuseppe Maria, 1634-1718.|
[Bologna] : [publisher not identified], 1683.
Alfabet i konsten
Drawing > Early works to 1800.
Alphabets > Early works to 1800.
Alphabet books > Italy > 1683.
Drawing books > Italy > 1683.
Etched throughout. First leaf is title, 2nd is Mitelli's preface entitled "A suoi scolari." The 23 leaves that follow bear an alphabet (omitting J, U, W), the letters formed from human or mythological figures. In the margins are faces and other body parts intended as models for drawing. Above most letters is an animal or bird whose name begins with the letter. Three lines of text at foot of each letter.
Various editions during Mitelli's lifetime and after. See Varignana.
Place of publication from Bonacini.
2 unnumbered leaves, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates :
chiefly illustrations ;
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