1969. Item #A5930
Marabottini, Alessandro. Polidoro da Caravaggio. Rome: Edizioni dell'Elefante 1969. 2 vols. Text: 399p; plates: hundreds of ills. on 164 pls. Good sturdy paperbounds. Cover wear (spine and some edges reinforced with tape); several marginal notes. No. 369 of 1000 sets. ** "Polidoro Caldara, usually known as Polidoro da Caravaggio (ca. 1499-1543), was an Italian painter of the Mannerist period, 'arguably the most gifted and certainly the least conventional of Raphael's pupils,' who was best known for his now-vanished paintings on the facades of Roman houses" (Wikipedia). The illustrations are chiefly prints and drawings, also some paintings and building facades.