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Ecclesiae militantis triumphi, siue, Deo amabilium martyrum gloriosa pro Christi fide certamina :

Collection Data

Pomarancio (ca. 1530-ca. 1597) (Artist)
Cavalieri, Giovanni Battista. (ca. 1525-1601) (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1585
Place: Romae
Publisher: Ex officina Bartholomaei Grassi
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 1585 93-166 no. 1
Punishment & torture
Pomarancio, ca. 1530-ca. 1597. S. Stefano Rotondo frescoes
S. Stefano Rotondo (Church : Rome, Italy)
Christian martyrs
Mural painting and decoration -- Italy -- Rome -- 1500-1599
Content: Binding: Contemporary reddish-brown morocco, gilt, with arabesque roll border and cornerpieces, stars, grotesque figures, etc.; traces of ties. In center of each board, superexlibris: oval emblems depicting Saint Sebastian (front) and Saint Justina (back), both lettered: Suor Anzola Diedo.
Content: For 1st state of engraved t.p., cf. Johnson, A.F. A catalogue of Italian engraved title-pages in the sixteenthcentury. 1936. no. 3.
Content: Plate mark: 22 x 15 cm.
Content: Previously issued 1583; cf. BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, p. 185. "The second state of [the t.p.], with the 'III' in the date changed to 'V,' privilege note added and Grassi'simprint added at the foot"--Mortimer.
Content: Provenance: Suor Anzola Diedo (superexlibris; cf. above); Fuerstlich Auerspergsche Fideicommisbibliothek zu Laybach (armorial bookplate; autograph of Wolfg. Engelb. S.R.I. Comes ab Auersperg with accession date 1656).
Content: Title page (title within architectural border) and 31 engraved reproductions of the frescoes of Circignani (called Il Pomarancio) in S. Stefano Rotondo, Rome; latternumbered in plate 1-31, with engraved captions and legends.
Content: With: Cavalieri, G.B. Vita S. Francisci de Paula familiae Minimo[rum] auctoris. [Rome : s.n., 1590]. -- Cavalieri, G.B. Beati Apollinaris martyris primi Rauennatum epi[scopi] res gestae. Romae : Ex officina Bartholomaei Grassi, [1586]. -- Cavalieri, G.B. Ecclesiae Anglicanae trophaea. Romae : Ex officina Bartholomaei Grassi, [1584].Bound together subsequent to publication.
Physical Description
Extent: 32 prints : etching, engraving ; 33 x 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11784949
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 786fbfe0-0040-0130-e306-58d385a7bc34
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