A man playing serpent: Engraving from Bonanni’s Gabinetto Armonico. Filippo Bonanni; S.J. or Buonanni (7 January – 30 March ) was an Italian Jesuit. Filippo Buonanni (o Bonanni), Gabinetto armonico – Harmonic cabinet. Filippo Buonanni (or Bonanni) () was a Jesuit erudite from. Gabinetto Armonico. Pieno d’Istromenti Sonori Indicati, e Spiegati, Bonanni, Filippo. Author Name Bonanni, Filippo [also spelled Buonanni]. Title Gabinetto.
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From Armojico, the free encyclopedia. A portrait of King David with a harp engraved by Arnold Van Westerhout after Spargioni, and full-page engraved plates depicting musical instruments. While a student there, he undertook the manufacturing of microscopic lenses. Like other researchers of the day, he went on to experiment with various recipes to recreate the lacquer used on porcelain and furniture.
InBonanni published his studies in Trattato sopra la vernice detta communemente cineseor Treatise on the Varnish commonly called Chinese. After his novitiatein he was sent to study at the Society’s noted Roman College.
Several later Linnaean names were based on his illustrations. Bonanni was a shell collector and was the author of bonanno first book devoted solely to seashellspublished in Rome in He created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors infor boonanni he is considered a founder of conchology.
After Kircher’s death inBonanni was appointed curator of the well-known cabinet of curiosities collection of antiquities gathered by Kircher and installed in the Roman College. Italian academics Conchologists Italian entomologists births deaths Italian Jesuits Jesuit scientists People from Rome Catholic clergy scientists Italian Roman Catholic priests 17th-century Italian people 18th-century Italian people.
Several instruments are also related to the New World, such as the ‘Trombo della Florida’. There he became a pupil of the German scientist, Athanasius Kircher. The compilation of knowledge and quality of the illustrations made this an important work. Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.
This page was last edited on 10 Mayat Mayer-Deutsch, Das Musaeum Kircherianum. CIII is misplaced before p. The unsigned plates are attributed to Van Westerhout and Spargioni. The edition is presented in the issue supplemented with the final Aggiunta containing seven additional pages of text and twelve more plates; the errata on the recto of the final leaf, which replaces the errata leaf that was bound in the first issue after fol.
Contemporary mottled calf, covers within triple gilt fillet. First edition of the earliest attempt to describe and depict every known musical instrument from ancient times up to the period in which the author lived, and one of the most important eighteenth-century sources for the history of musical instruments. Bonanni describes a total of ancient and modern instruments, including examples from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and America: A two-volume study started in and completed in of the coins issued by the papacy over the centuries.
Woodcut title vignette, elaborate woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Marbled flyleaves, red edges. Unfortunately, due to the printing and engraving process, the spirals shown on the shells were reversed from dextral to sinistrala mirror image problem that later books avoided.
X5v, is also augmented with three new entries. The double-folding plate shows the ‘Galleria armonica’, i. Views Read Edit View history. His many works included treatises on fields ranging from anatomy to music. Retrieved from ” https: Issued first time inand immediately reprinted inthis is a splendid collection of engravings of musical instruments from around the world .
Techniques of Chinese lacquer: Musical instruments in the Museum Kircherianum. Nonetheless, in early writing about the nature and origins of fossils, Bonanni admitted doubts about whether theories of transport could account for the numbers and distribution of fossils. Bonanni created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors, Recreatione dell’occhio e della mente The present book, reprinted inwas Bonanni’s last publication.
Library resources about Filippo Bonanni. When geologists were historians, The two-volume guide was the first treatise devoted entirely to molluscs and included numerous engravings.
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Spine with five raised bands, gilt-tooled; title in gold on morocco lettering-piece. He was also responsible for the Museum Kircherianum, and this volume presents the important collection of musical instruments once assembled in this museum.
Very light browning throughout, some plates more heavily browned. Among other topics, Bonanni wrote of the ingredients bpnanni in China used to make the lacquer they used on porcelain, a popular import item for Europe at the time. He later speculated tabinetto fossils could be divided into two groups—the remains of organisms, and the “products of natural powers. Spine damaged, joints heavily restored. This work was republished repeatedly over the next century in several languages, and was re-issued in in its original Italian version.
Filippo Buonanni and the harmonic Cabinet
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