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Giulio Cesare Procaccini

Life and works with a catalogue of is paintings

The most original Lombard of the 16th century

Giulio Cesare Procaccini (Bologna 1574 - Milan 1625), son and pupil of Ercole Procaccini the Elder, is one of the most original personalities of Lombard painting of his time. Starting out as a sculptor and plasterer, he devoted himself to painting with highly successful results.
Edited by: Hugh Brigstocke, Odette d'Albo
2020, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 504pp., 375ill.
ISBN: 9788842224525
€ 200,00

Bernardino Luini

Complete Works

One of the greatest Milanese painters, often mistaken for Da Vinci

Bernardino Luini (Dumenza? c. 1482 - Milan 1532) was one of the foremost painters working in Milan between the second and third decades of the 16th century. He was a contemporary of Zenale and Bramantino, who were his main stylistic influences, and of Andrea Solario and Giovanni Agostino da Lodi.
Author: Cristina Quattrini
2019, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 528pp., 470ill.
ISBN: 9788842222958
€ 160,00

Beppe Ciardi

Complete works

An all-Venetian star of the 19th century

Son of painter Guglielmo Ciardi, Beppe Ciardi (born in Venice in 1875) received his education not just from his maternal grandfather, Gian Francesco Locatelli, who painted classical-style portraits: when he was still a young boy, he started working with his father in the studio in San Barnaba, before learning how to paint the human form with Ettore Tito at the Accademia di Belle Arti.
Author: Antonio Parronchi
Edited by: Curatore scientifico Stefano Zampieri
2019, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 424pp., 1060ill.
ISBN: 9788842224617
€ 100,00
A masterpiece of Christian art of great religious, historic and artistic importance

The eastern span of the Theodorian mosaic of the south hall of the Basilica of Aquileia is entirely given over to the episodes of the famous Biblical story of Jonas.
Author: Antonio Zanardi Landi, Carlo Ossola, Gianfranco Ravasi
2018, Paperback, 54pp., 30ill.
ISBN: 9788842224730
€ 50,00

The story of Jonas

Nei mosaici della Basilica di Aquileia

A masterpiece of Christian art of great religious, historic and artistic importance

The eastern span of the Theodorian mosaic of the south hall of the Basilica of Aquileia is entirely given over to the episodes of the famous Biblical story of Jonas. Surrounded by marine and aquatic species, brought to life with fishing scenes, the magnificent work portrays the three episodes of the Old Testament saga...
Author: Antonio Zanardi Landi, Carlo Ossola, Gianfranco Ravasi
2018, Paperback, 54pp., 30ill.
ISBN: 9788842224662
€ 50,00
The splendour of 18th-century Rome

The antique deales Alberto Di Castro has tracked down the inventory ledgers of the workshop of the Valadier family, celebrated goldsmiths and architects in 18th-century Rome, it is entirely reproduced in this volume, together with unpublished drawings
Edited by: Teresa Leonor M Vale
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 384pp., 472ill.
ISBN: 9788842224143
€ 120,00

From the 60s to the 60s

Pop Art a century after the unification of Italy

The Unification of Italy: one century later, as told by Pop Art

The large historical painting from the Collection of Turin's National Museum of the Italian Risorgimento accompanies and marks the first ten years of the unification. The Pop Art works of the 1960s are the most important figurative expression of the time of the country's economic boom and industrial growth.
Edited by: Luca Beatrice, Ferruccio Martinotti
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 88pp., 50ill.
ISBN: 9788842224396
€ 19,00

The last creature

The divine idea of Woman

Feminine beauty in sacred art

Some women assume monumental status in the Old Testament. They can subdue conquerors and charm God; they are teeming with grace that becomes delicate beauty, as well as fighting strength.
Edited by: Alessio Geretti
2016, Paperback, 120pp., 54ill.
ISBN: 9788842224341
€ 25,00
Insights and discoveries about the Young Caravaggio

This volume is one of the most advanced and in-depth contributions to our knowledge about Caravaggio. Based on decades of research, it unveils his first drawings and many paintings, portraits previously mentioned by his biographers in which Caravaggio already showed to be an absolute master.
Author: Franco Moro
2016, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 368pp., 363ill.
ISBN: 9788842223474
€ 90,00

Giuseppe Maria Crespi

Drawings and Prints

The rare drawings of a major 18th-century artist brought together for the first time

As a prominent figure on the Italian art scene of the early 18th century, Giuseppe Maria Crespi left two frescoed vaults in Bologna and a rich oeuvre of paintings now held in a wide range of collections throughout the world, attesting to his success.
Author: Marco Riccòmini
2015, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 292pp., 266ill.
ISBN: 9788842223399
€ 75,00

Giacinto Brandi

Catalogue Raisonné

The most successful painter of baroque Rome

This is the first complete monographic study of Giacinto Brandi, was born in 1620 in Rome, where he died in 1691. In both his life and his artistic career, Brandi seems to have embodied the image we have of 17th-century Rome, a period both luminous and shadowy, spectacular and contradictory.
Author: Guendalina Serafinelli
2015, Due volumi in cofanetto, 528pp., 295ill.
ISBN: 9788842223535
€ 200,00

Diego Francesco Carloni da Scaria

and the Birth of Rococo

The extreme evolution of the Baroque: an amazing stucco sculptor, from the Lombard lakes to Central Europe
br>Invigorated by a youthful sojourn in Rome, the activity of stucco sculptor Diego Francesco Carloni da Scaria (1674-1750) covered a vast area stretching from Italy (Lombardy, but also Liguria) and Switzerland to Austria, Bohemia, Bavaria, and Baden.
Author: Andrea Spiriti
2014, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 248pp., 205ill.
ISBN: 9788842223382
€ 45,00

Children and the Sky

L'età divina dell'uomo

The sky is a territory of children

From Moses saved from the water to the Child in the manger of Bethlehem, it is said that God speaks to the world through the children. Children still retain everything human beings need in order to remain human: they know how to wonder and to ask questions; they have faith and know how to believe and to create.
Edited by: Serenella Castri
2012, Paperback, 296pp., 182ill.
ISBN: 9788842221272
€ 35,00

Donato Creti

Works on paper

Drawings by a master of the Late Baroque in Bologna and Italy

Of the vast body of graphic work by Donato Creti, one of the most talented and successful draughtsmen of 18th-century Europe, and of his drawings (of “such beauty, and perfection”) that were sought after and collected throughout Europe, his first biographer, Giampietro Zanotti, wrote with particular enthusiasm and admiration in History of the Accademia Clementina (Bologna, 1739)
Author: Marco Riccòmini
2012, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 344pp., 594ill.
ISBN: 9788842219804
€ 85,00
The revised definitive work on the great Genoese painter Bernardo Strozzi

Bernardo Strozzi was known as one of the greatest painters of his time, not only in his native city but also, as a fugitive, in Venice, where he became the most widely esteemed artist of the lagoon territory.
Author: Camillo Manzitti
2012, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 324pp., 597ill.
ISBN: 9788842221005
€ 200,00

Emma Ciardi

The Garden of Love. The life and works of a painter. 1879/1933

The rediscovery of a leading artist of the early 20th-century Venetian art scene

Emma Ciardi lived at the turn of the twentieth century when revolutions were transforming the world. She was the daughter and pupil of Guglielmo Ciardi, head of a Venetian movement that made the faithful depiction of reality its purpose.
Author: Myriam Zerbi
2010, Paperback, 216pp.
ISBN: 9788842215158
€ 40,00