I Fantoni - Quattro Secoli di Bottega di Scultura in Europa.  
  A cura di Rossana Bossaglia. Saggi e schede di Marco Lorandi, Gabriella Ferri Piccaluga, Giovanna Rosso Del Brenna, Graziella Colmuto Zanella.  

Author Bossaglia, Rossana [Ed.] / Lorandi, Marco; Ferri Piccaluga, Gabriella; Rosso Del Brenna, Giovanna; Zanella, Graziella Colmuto
Place of Publication Vicenza
Publication Name Neri Pozza Editore
Year 1978
Language(s) Italian
RARE collection of papers on the Fantoni family of artisans, together with a comprehensive catalog of works by the important Bergamese family of woodcarver sculptors and architects who between the second half of the 1400s and the end of the 1700s founded one of the most active artisan workshops in the area of Bergamo and its valleys, becaming known as the "Fantoni`s workshop". The earliest records of the family date back to the 14th century with surnames De Elefantonibus, De Faritonibus, De Fantonis Fantonus, Fantonis, becoming Fantoni in the 18th century. Despite the high artistic quality of their works, the Fantoni family didn`t become known to the wide public and their works are known mainly to art historians. Contains 260 b&w and 10 color full-page illustrations, a fold-out map with locations of Fantoni`s works throughout Italy, and a folding genealogical tree of Fantoni Family. 215x155mm. XVI+460 pages & 260 plates. Illustrated Semi-rigid cardboard Softcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Jacket edges slightly wrinkled. Jacket spine edges wrinkled. Cover slightly wrinkled. Spine edges bumped/wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and extensively illustrated book, describing the 400 years history of one the most productive Italian workshops of sculpture and architecture, with a comprehensive catalog of their works, is in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number AR 1278 015

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