Bartoli, Pietro Santi (1635-1700) Museum Odescalchum , Plates, 18th Century.
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Bartoli, Pietro Santi (1635-1700) Museum Odescalchum, Plates, 18th Century. Folio, bound volume consisting of an engraved portrait frontispiece of Prince Livio Odescalchi (1653-1713) after Carl Gustav von Amling's (1650-1703) painting, signed in the plate and dated 1702; followed by fifty-three unnumbered plates by Bartoli depicting objects from Odescalchi's collection, 18th century full calf, front board detached, back joint cracked, worn and rubbed, gilt tooled spine with fragmentary label, 13 1/2 x 9 in.
Odescalchi, a nephew of Pope Innocent XI [Benedetto Odescalchi (1611-1689)], purchased Queen Christina of Sweden's art collection en bloc in 1692. The collection consisted of medals, paintings, statues, columns, tapestries, furniture, weapons, gems, drawings, and more.
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