Lot 51. BOMBELLES, Charles-René de (1785-1856) - Monumenti e munificenze di Sua Maestà Maria Luigia. Parma: Tipografia di Paolo Roenouard, 1845.

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Auction date: 26.01.2021   10:30 UTC +01:00
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Lot 51 | BOMBELLES, Charles-René de (1785-1856) - Monumenti e munificenze di Sua Maestà Maria Luigia. Parma: Tipografia di Paolo Roenouard, 1845.
BOMBELLES, Charles-René de (1785-1856) - Monumenti e munificenze di Sua Maestà Maria Luigia. Parma: Tipografia di Paolo Roenouard, 1845.

Edition printed in Parma of this volume representing Parma monuments and landscapes commissioned by Charles-René de Bombelles, grand butler and third husband of Maria Luigia Habsburg-Lorraine, second wife of Napoleon who became Duchess of Parma in 1814, with whom he married in 1834, to commemorate the Duchess's influence on the city's culture and buildings.

6 parts in one volume, oblong folio (275 x 384mm). Frontiespiece with portrait of Maria Luigia, 69 plates mostly numbered (but bound in random order) in lithography with tissue paper, most of which by Deroy on drawings by Mazza, mostly depicting views of Parma and its surroundings, including 9 plates depicting medals, text in Italian, German and French (browning and foxing). Spine in contemporary calf decorated in gilt on leather covers (extremities rubbed).

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