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Delle delicie del fiume Brenta : espresse ne'palazzi e casini situati sopra le sue sponde dalla sboccatura nella laguna di Venezia fino alla città di Padova

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Costa, Giovanni Francesco, 1711-1773
Publication
Venezia: Appresso l'autore, 1750-1762

Description

Digital Facsimiles:

Vol. 1 Vol. 2

Series of views along the Brenta River that depict the daily activities on the River Brenta near Venice. Villas, palaces, countryside scenes, gardens, etc. form part of the general scene.

Tomo I: added engraved title page has title within a carouche: Le delizie del fiume Brenta.

Tomo II: added engraved title page with title plate on a plinth surmounted by the lion of St. Mark, with the same wording as in Tomo I, but with Venezia, Si vende appresso l'autore lire sessantasei Venate, MDCCLXII.

"Con licenza de' Superiori, e Privilegio dell'Eccellentiss. Senato. Si vende Lire sessantasei Venete."--Tomo I, title page.

Tomo I & II each contain 70 leaves of double plates.

 

Language

Italian
 

Subject

Architecture -- Italy -- Early works to 1800; Palaces -- Italy -- Brenta River Valley -- Early works to 1800; Architecture, Domestic -- Italy -- Brenta River Valley -- Early works to 1800; Brenta River Valley (Italy) -- Pictorial works; Brenta River Valley (Italy) -- Early works to 1800; Brenta River Valley (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800