Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún, Antiquities of Mexico: comprising fac-similes of ancient Mexican paintings and. page from Antiquities of Mexico showing glyphs. Book Info. Icons, Metadata. Author: Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún. The magnificent nine-volume publication entitled Antiquities of Mexico was produced by Edward King, Viscount Kingsborough, from Through its fine.
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This page was last edited on 12 Augustat Hoping to help the sale, Aglio transferred the stock of all seven volumes to Havell and Colnaghi inwho printed new title-pages with their address and the current date.
Antiquities of Mexico v.2 (1831)
Kingsborough commissioned the Italian landscape painter Agostino Aglio to furnish the reproduction drawings and lithographs of the Mesoamerican artworks and codices used to illustrate the volumes. Click on image or caption above to see image in the zoom viewer.
Some occasional light staining. Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Lord Kingsborough.
The New Historicism series, No. Sale Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. Title page of volume 1.
University of Chicago Press. The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States Title 17, United States Code or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The story of Kingsborough’s fateful engouement for Mexican manuscripts is well known: Kingsborough, Edward ; King, Viscount kingssborough The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Augustine Aglio.
More about permissions and copyright The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States Title 17, United States Code or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. University of California Press. Contact Client Service info christies. Besides Aglio’s reproductions of manuscripts in the Bodleian, the Vatican Library, the Borgian Museum, the Imperial Library of Vienna, the Library of the Institute at Bologna, and the royal libraries of Berlin, Dresden, and Budapest, the work includes Dupaix’s Monuments of New Spain, taken from Castaneda’s original drawings, and descriptions of sculptures and artifacts from several private collections.
His father the Earl of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate of 40, While much of the material pertains to pre-Columbian cultures, there are also documents relevant to studies of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.
New York 22 June Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. Aglio spent the better part of six years travelling to the libraries and museums of Europe to examine and draw all of the “Ancient Mexican” documents, artefacts and manuscripts known in European collections of the time.
Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions. Wason, Charles William Antiquities of Mexico Title page of volume 1.
Antiquities of Mexico v.2 ()
With the support of Sir Thomas Phillipps, many of whose manuscripts are described in the Antiquitieshe employed the Italian painter Agustine Aglio to scour Europe’s greatest libraries and private collections for Mexican manuscripts, which Aglio sketched and later lithographed for publication.
Antiquities of Mexico was produced to make copies of rare manuscripts in European collections available for study by scholars.
The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format. Historiography Prints Visual works Lithographs Hand coloring. Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule. Archived from the original on 18 June Wntiquities drawings, on stone, by A. New and improved series.
As stated on the title of volumes I-VII, the work was intended to contain seven volumes; the last two volumes were published by Bohn as a supplement based on the author’s notes.
Crafting a Modern Nation e-Book Scholarship editions. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts. III — and decided to devote himself to the study of Central American manuscripts and artifacts. Views Read Edit View history. It was originally planned as ten, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could antiquitues completed. Hours Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Retrieved from ” https: Return to Main Site: