Taccuino di disegni di Giovannino de Grassi

Title:
Taccuino di disegni di Giovannino de Grassi
Library:
Biblioteca Civica 'Angelo Mai'
City:
BERGAMO, Italy
Shelf Mark:
Cassaf. 1.21.
Alternate Names:
Das Musterbuch des Giovannino de Grassi -- The Model Book of Giovanni de Grassi --
Origin:
Lombardy (Italy)
Dimensions:
31 folios -- various sizes, ranging from 260 x 186 mm. to 227 x 170 mm.
Date Description:
1) (fols. 1- 7r:) ca.1385-1390; 2) (f. 7v.- 22r.) ca 1399-early fifteenth century; 3) (f. 22-end) ca. 1410 --see p. 33 of German commentary for summary of dating --
Author:
1) Giovannino de Grassi = Giovanni de Grassi, architect of the cathedral of Milan (ca. 1340-1398); 2) Workshop of Giovannino de Grassi
Content:
Collection of artists’ studies, in color --
Hand:
N/A
Illuminations:
No
Type of Decoration:
collection of drawings (women, men singing, ship, numerous animals, inhabited, figurative, letters of the alphabet, decorative friese) -- see pp. 54-55 of the commentary for detail of the content --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge NC 257 .G73 1998 Non-Circulating (Commentary in Italian) also Special Collections Rare Books XLarge NC 257 .G7315 1998 Non-Circulating (Commentary in German)
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript --
Publication Date:
1998
Place of Publication:
Luzern, Switzerland ; Modena, Italy ; Barcelona, Spain
Publisher:
Faksimile Verlag Luzern ; Il Bulino edizioni d’arte ; M. Moleiro --
Printer:
Tipolitografia AG - Modena, Italy
Notes:
Extensive codicological and art historical introduction by Giulio Orazio Bravi and Maria Grazia Recanati -- Details on the restauration by Maria Grazia Vaccari, Letizia Montalbano, Chiara Rossi Scarzanella --
Type of Text:
no text, secular, zoological