Iconologies: Ou Explication Nouvelle de plusieurs Images, Emblems et Autres Figures Hyerogliphiques Des Vertus, Des Vices, Des Arts. 2 Vol. In 1. Cesare Ripa, Jean Baudoin, Jacques De Bie, Thomas Philip De Grey, Gabriel Le Clerc, J. Rodolph Frey Anthony Blunt.
Iconologies: Ou Explication Nouvelle de plusieurs Images, Emblems et Autres Figures Hyerogliphiques Des Vertus, Des Vices, Des Arts. 2 Vol. In 1

Iconologies: Ou Explication Nouvelle de plusieurs Images, Emblems et Autres Figures Hyerogliphiques Des Vertus, Des Vices, Des Arts. 2 Vol. In 1

Paris: Ches Mathieu Guillemo, 1643. Quarto. Item #025656

Two parts in one volume. [2], [20], 204 pages, and [1] leaf, 196 pages. Illustrated. Ceasare Ripa was one of the great codifiers of Renaissance iconography. Icons and emblems gave clues to the major themes of art but also law. He showed, for instance, the different kinds of justice (e.g., Divine Justice, "worldly justice". Bound in contemporary calf quite worn at corners and spine ends, green spine label printed by hand chipped. A very good copy.

Price: $950.00