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Varie Acconciatvre Di Teste usate da nobilissime Dame in diuerse Cittadi d'Italia

Collection Data

Guerra, Giovanni, 1544-1618 (Printmaker)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1590 - 1600 (Questionable)
Place: Roma?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 159-
Hairdressing -- Italy
Etching, Italian
Statement of responsibility: [Da] Giouanni Guerra.
Citation/reference: Lipperheide: Kat. der...Kostümbibliothek, 1644. Colas: Bibl. gén. du costume, 1353. Mazzi, C. Le Acconciature di Giovanni Guerra. (In: Bibliofilia. Firenze. v. 1 (1900) p. 229-233)
Date: Published, probably in Rome, in 1589 or later. The dedicatees, Flavia Peretti Orsina [sic] and Orsina Peretti Colonna, married in that year into the Orsini and Colonna families. Assigned by Lipperheide to ca. 1600 (no place) and by Colas to Venice, ca. 1570.
Content: Comprises etched t. p. and 39 etchings, all but 17 with Guerra's monogram. Each depicts in profile the head and shoulders of a lady from a different city. The name of the city and an attribute (e.g. Tivolese, fastosa) accompany each figure, appearing in the ornamental border which is repeated throughout.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 l., 39 plates. 17cm.
Binding, modern, of vellum.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 131751933
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16828517
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7dd68390-81bc-0134-6763-00505686a51c
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