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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Techniques of Chinese lacquer: Like other researchers of the day, he went on to experiment with various recipes to recreate the lacquer used on porcelain and furniture. He used his lenses to create his own microscope and to develop scientific studies of a number of specimens.

His many works included treatises on fields ranging from anatomy to music. Very light browning throughout, some plates more heavily browned. There he became a pupil of the German scientist, Athanasius Kircher. He also became a skilled copper plate engraver. A two-volume study started in and completed in of the coins issued by the papacy over the centuries.

The Art of Living with Art. Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. After Kircher’s death in armonicoo, Bonanni was appointed curator of the well-known cabinet of curiosities collection of antiquities gathered by Kircher and installed in the Roman College.

Issued first time inand immediately reprinted inthis is a splendid collection of engravings of musical instruments from around the world [7]. 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. Zoological taxonomies of the time were based on visual characteristics, and Bonanni paid special attention to both form and color, and showed details sometimes fanciful of the creatures inside the shells.


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Several instruments are also related to the New World, such as the ‘Trombo della Florida’. Among other topics, Bonanni wrote of the ingredients craftsmen in China used to make the lacquer they bonanhi on porcelain, a popular import item for Europe at the time.

InBonanni published his studies in Trattato sopra bonanji vernice detta communemente cineseor Treatise on the Varnish commonly called Chinese.

When geologists were historians, While a student there, he undertook the manufacturing of microscopic lenses. This page was last edited on 10 Mayat Bonanni created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors, Recreatione dell’occhio e della mente He created the earliest practical bonannl guide for shell collectors infor which he is considered a founder of conchology.

The compilation of knowledge and quality of the illustrations made this an important work. Spine with five raised bands, gilt-tooled; title in gold on morocco lettering-piece. The present book, gahinetto inwas Bonanni’s last publication.

The author of this work, the Jesuit Filippo Bonanni, was chief librarian at the Collegio Romano, and succeeded his teacher Athanasius Kircher as Professor of Mathematics.

Filippo Bonanni

Bonanni followed Aristotle in believing in theories of spontaneous generation. Retrieved 6 May Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Views Read Edit View history. 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.


CIII is misplaced before p. From Wikipedia, 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.

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. He later speculated that fossils could be divided into two groups—the remains of organisms, and the “products of natural powers.

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The two-volume guide was the gabinetto treatise devoted entirely to molluscs and included numerous engravings. Woodcut title vignette, elaborate woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Several later Linnaean names were based on his illustrations. The unsigned plates are attributed to Van Westerhout and Spargioni. X5v, is also augmented with three new entries. Library resources about Armoncio Bonanni. Spine damaged, joints heavily restored. Contemporary mottled calf, covers within triple gilt fillet.

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He was also responsible for the Museum Kircherianum, and this volume presents the important collection of musical instruments once assembled in this museum. Bonanni’s work is significant for his careful attempts to precisely describe shell morphology. Mayer-Deutsch, Das Musaeum Kircherianum.

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