Private Collection

De larvis scenicis et figuris comicis de Francesco de Ficoroni Facsimile Edition

Our price

More Buying Choices

Request Info

The fascinating tradition of the theatre

The chef-d'oeuvre of the great Italian antiquary and collector Francesco Ficoroni (1664-1747), which is of huge importance for the history of theatre. Its pages bring to life the fascinating tradition of the Greek-Roman theatre and document the origin of the interpretation and adaptation of masks for the theatre. Beyond their use in the theatre, masks played a prominent role in the liturgy and the funeral art of the Romans, representing the tragic character of fate.

312 pages of 280 x 210 mm, with 85 engravings by Mazzoni and Pomarede.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "De larvis scenicis et figuris comicis de Francesco de Ficoroni": Libro de las Mascaras - De Larvis Scenicis facsimile edition, published by Siloé, arte y bibliofilia, 2007

Request Info / Price

Libro de las Mascaras - De Larvis Scenicis

Burgos: Siloé, arte y bibliofilia, 2007

  • Commentary by Marcello, Elena E.; Conde Parrado, Pedro
  • Limited Edition: 898 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, De larvis scenicis et figuris comicis de Francesco de Ficoroni: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

Binding

Hand-crafted leather.

Our Price

More Buying Choices

Request Info