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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This work was republished repeatedly over the next century in several languages, and was re-issued in in its original Italian version. The Art of Living with Art. Bonanni gabinetto born in Rome inand entered the Society of Jesus inwhen he was still 17 years old. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
InBonanni published his studies in Trattato sopra la vernice detta communemente cineseor Treatise on the Varnish commonly called Chinese. Views Read Edit View history. The unsigned plates are attributed to Van Westerhout and Spargioni. Bonanni was a shell collector and was the author of the first book devoted solely to seashellspublished in Rome in 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.
The compilation of knowledge and quality of the illustrations made this an important work. This page was last edited on 10 Mayat Mayer-Deutsch, Das Musaeum Kircherianum. Gabonetto good, genuine copy.
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The double-folding plate shows the ‘Galleria armonica’, i. The two-volume guide was the first treatise devoted entirely to molluscs and included numerous engravings. 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. Very light browning throughout, some plates more heavily browned.
Contemporary mottled calf, covers within triple gilt fillet. He used his lenses to create his own microscope and to develop scientific studies of a number of specimens.
Techniques of Chinese lacquer: He created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors infor which he is considered a founder of conchology. Bonanni’s work is significant for his careful attempts to precisely describe shell morphology. Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. 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.
Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. 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. A two-volume study started in and completed in of the coins issued by the papacy over the centuries. Like other researchers of the day, he went on to experiment with various recipes to recreate the lacquer used on porcelain and furniture.
X5v, is also augmented with three new entries. CIII is misplaced before p. Retrieved from ” https: His many works included treatises on fields ranging from anatomy to music.
He also became a skilled copper plate engraver. A portrait of King David with a harp engraved by Arnold Van Westerhout after Spargioni, and full-page engraved plates depicting musical gabbinetto. While a student there, he undertook the manufacturing of microscopic lenses.
Filippo Buonanni and the harmonic Cabinet
Retrieved 6 May In other projects Armonuco Commons. Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution from Copernicus to Newton 1. Bonanni created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors, Recreatione dell’occhio e della mente Spine with five raised bands, gilt-tooled; title in gold on morocco lettering-piece.
Several later Linnaean names were based on his illustrations.
Bonanni describes a total of ancient and modern instruments, including examples from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and America: 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.
Among other topics, Bonanni wrote of agbinetto ingredients craftsmen in China used to make the lacquer they used on porcelain, a popular import item for Europe at the time. The author of this work, the Jesuit Filippo Bonanni, was chief librarian at gabinetto Collegio Romano, and succeeded his teacher Athanasius Kircher as Professor of Mathematics.
After his novitiatein he was sent bonanni study at the Society’s noted Roman College. There he became a pupil of the German scientist, Athanasius Kircher.
Library resources about Filippo Bonanni. Woodcut title vignette, elaborate woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces.