Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1583
Title: Via Flaminia
Date of Creation: Between 1671 and 1676
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1583
Content: Via Flaminia. Description d'un sepulchre antique trouvé dans la voye Flaminienne en 1674. c. 1674. Text description, in French, of 34 tombs, with references to a plan no longer present; written in part in the first person. Second section entitled 'Sepulcre avec des peintures antiques trouvé dans la voye Flaminienne en 1674'. The drawings appear to be connected with those of Roman monuments made at the same period by Pietro Santi Bartoli. Armorial binding of Jean Baptiste Colbert, with inscription 'Bibliothecae Colbertinae'. Several pages have been inscribed with pencil marks by James Henry Young, Glasgow College, with the date 21 March 1819 (p. 87)
Physical Description: Bound vol., 31x45 cm; 92 pp. remaining. Text on pp. 1-7; 38 drawings, chiefly pen and wash, on pp. 9-85
Access: Normal conditions
Language: French
Material Type: Drawing
Bibliography: K.C. Pace, '"Un monument si beau et si rare": drawings of the tomb of the Nasonii formerly in the collection of Colbert', Papers of the British School at Rome, vol. 67 (1999), pp 323-352.
Accession Number: 4434
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

provenance: Jean Baptiste Colbert 1619-1683
Politician.
provenance: James Henry Young fl 1819
Of University of Glasgow.
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