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The Resource El museo pictorico, y escala optica : theorica de la pintura en que se describe su origen, essencia, especies, y qualidades, con todos los demas accidentes que la enriquezen è ilustran : y se prueban, con demonstraciones mathematicas y filosoficas sus mas radicales fundamentos, dedicale a la catolica, sacra, real magestad de la reyna nuestra señora D[o]ña Isabel Farnesio ... su mas humilde criado D. Antonio Palomino de Castro y Velasco

El museo pictorico, y escala optica : theorica de la pintura en que se describe su origen, essencia, especies, y qualidades, con todos los demas accidentes que la enriquezen è ilustran : y se prueban, con demonstraciones mathematicas y filosoficas sus mas radicales fundamentos, dedicale a la catolica, sacra, real magestad de la reyna nuestra señora D[o]ña Isabel Farnesio ... su mas humilde criado D. Antonio Palomino de Castro y Velasco

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El museo pictorico, y escala optica : theorica de la pintura en que se describe su origen, essencia, especies, y qualidades, con todos los demas accidentes que la enriquezen è ilustran : y se prueban, con demonstraciones mathematicas y filosoficas sus mas radicales fundamentos
Title
El museo pictorico, y escala optica
Title remainder
theorica de la pintura en que se describe su origen, essencia, especies, y qualidades, con todos los demas accidentes que la enriquezen è ilustran : y se prueban, con demonstraciones mathematicas y filosoficas sus mas radicales fundamentos
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dedicale a la catolica, sacra, real magestad de la reyna nuestra señora D[o]ña Isabel Farnesio ... su mas humilde criado D. Antonio Palomino de Castro y Velasco
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Contributor
Engraver
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
spa
Related
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ND1130
LC item number
.P3 1715
Literary form
non fiction
Label
El museo pictorico, y escala optica : theorica de la pintura en que se describe su origen, essencia, especies, y qualidades, con todos los demas accidentes que la enriquezen è ilustran : y se prueban, con demonstraciones mathematicas y filosoficas sus mas radicales fundamentos, dedicale a la catolica, sacra, real magestad de la reyna nuestra señora D[o]ña Isabel Farnesio ... su mas humilde criado D. Antonio Palomino de Castro y Velasco
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Volume II has imprint: En Madrid: Por la viuda de J. Garcia Infancon, año de 1724. "Viuda de J. Garcia Infancon" was Isabel María de Arroyo, second wife of Juan García Infanzón, who managed the family press after the death of her husband; see Biblioteca nacional de España, "Mujeres impresoras" at http://www.bne.es/es/Micrositios/Guias/MujeresImpresoras
  • Volume III has title: El Parnaso español pintoresco laureado ... : con las vidas de los pintores, y estatuarios eminentes españoles ... En Madrid, año de 1724. An abridged edition of this volume was published separately in London in 1742, under title: Las vidas de los pintores y estatuarios eminentes españoles
  • Volumes II-III have continuous pagination and signature sequences
  • Pagination: volume I: [34], 306, [46] pages, 4 leaves of plates; volumes II-III: [28], 498, [18] pages, [1], 13 leaves of plates (some folded)
  • Signatures: volume I: [par.]-9[par.]2 (-9[par.]2) A-Z2 Aa-Tttt2; volumes II-III: [par.]-2[par.]4 3[par.]6 A-Z4 Aa-Ttt4 Sss6
  • Woodcuts: titles of volumes I and II within ornamental woodcut borders; head- and tail-pieces; large floriated initials
  • Engravings: title page in volume II engraved by Juan Bernabé Palomino of Madrid, after a drawing by Antonio Palomino, dated 1723 (this is the same title page used in Tomo segundo of the 1795-1797 edition, printed by Imprenta de Sancha); plates in volume III were also engraved by Juan Bernabé Palomino, who was the author's nephew; volumes I and III illustrated with drawings of human figures and skeletons, architectural elements, and numbered geometric diagrams keyed to specific paragraphs of text
  • Arms of Philip II of Spain at head of title in volume I
  • Text printed in roman type, with marginal notes in italic type
  • Includes indexes in both volumes
Contents
Tomo I. Theorica de la pintura -- Tomo segundo. Practica de la pintura -- Tomo tercero. El Parnaso español pintoresco laureados. Vidas de los pintores eminentes españoles
Dimensions
31 cm (folio)
Extent
3 volumes in 2
Lccn
32018188
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: 18th-century [?] tree calf binding; gold-stamped red and green leather spine labels bearing title "Palomino. Museo pictórico" and volume number, respectively; brown marbled endpapers; edges stained red. Ownership inscription on title page of volume I of "D. Manuel Tramullas pintor," probably the Catalán artist Manuel Tramulles i Roig; see The Frick Collection, Spanish Artists from the Fourth to the Twentieth Century: A Critical Dictionary at http://research.frick.org. Both volumes are from the library of da Vinci scholar Giorgio Nicodemi. Forms part of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, gift of Dr. Elmer Belt, 1961.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07954080
  • ucoclc7954080
Label
El museo pictorico, y escala optica : theorica de la pintura en que se describe su origen, essencia, especies, y qualidades, con todos los demas accidentes que la enriquezen è ilustran : y se prueban, con demonstraciones mathematicas y filosoficas sus mas radicales fundamentos, dedicale a la catolica, sacra, real magestad de la reyna nuestra señora D[o]ña Isabel Farnesio ... su mas humilde criado D. Antonio Palomino de Castro y Velasco
Publication
Note
  • Volume II has imprint: En Madrid: Por la viuda de J. Garcia Infancon, año de 1724. "Viuda de J. Garcia Infancon" was Isabel María de Arroyo, second wife of Juan García Infanzón, who managed the family press after the death of her husband; see Biblioteca nacional de España, "Mujeres impresoras" at http://www.bne.es/es/Micrositios/Guias/MujeresImpresoras
  • Volume III has title: El Parnaso español pintoresco laureado ... : con las vidas de los pintores, y estatuarios eminentes españoles ... En Madrid, año de 1724. An abridged edition of this volume was published separately in London in 1742, under title: Las vidas de los pintores y estatuarios eminentes españoles
  • Volumes II-III have continuous pagination and signature sequences
  • Pagination: volume I: [34], 306, [46] pages, 4 leaves of plates; volumes II-III: [28], 498, [18] pages, [1], 13 leaves of plates (some folded)
  • Signatures: volume I: [par.]-9[par.]2 (-9[par.]2) A-Z2 Aa-Tttt2; volumes II-III: [par.]-2[par.]4 3[par.]6 A-Z4 Aa-Ttt4 Sss6
  • Woodcuts: titles of volumes I and II within ornamental woodcut borders; head- and tail-pieces; large floriated initials
  • Engravings: title page in volume II engraved by Juan Bernabé Palomino of Madrid, after a drawing by Antonio Palomino, dated 1723 (this is the same title page used in Tomo segundo of the 1795-1797 edition, printed by Imprenta de Sancha); plates in volume III were also engraved by Juan Bernabé Palomino, who was the author's nephew; volumes I and III illustrated with drawings of human figures and skeletons, architectural elements, and numbered geometric diagrams keyed to specific paragraphs of text
  • Arms of Philip II of Spain at head of title in volume I
  • Text printed in roman type, with marginal notes in italic type
  • Includes indexes in both volumes
Contents
Tomo I. Theorica de la pintura -- Tomo segundo. Practica de la pintura -- Tomo tercero. El Parnaso español pintoresco laureados. Vidas de los pintores eminentes españoles
Dimensions
31 cm (folio)
Extent
3 volumes in 2
Lccn
32018188
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: 18th-century [?] tree calf binding; gold-stamped red and green leather spine labels bearing title "Palomino. Museo pictórico" and volume number, respectively; brown marbled endpapers; edges stained red. Ownership inscription on title page of volume I of "D. Manuel Tramullas pintor," probably the Catalán artist Manuel Tramulles i Roig; see The Frick Collection, Spanish Artists from the Fourth to the Twentieth Century: A Critical Dictionary at http://research.frick.org. Both volumes are from the library of da Vinci scholar Giorgio Nicodemi. Forms part of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, gift of Dr. Elmer Belt, 1961.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07954080
  • ucoclc7954080

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