Emozioni e ricordi

Emozioni e Ricordi

Holy cards from XVII to XX century

by Flavio Cammarano

and Pino Pellegrino

Mario Astegiano publisher
167 color-photographies
135 pages (Italian only)
8,6 x 9,4 inches (21,9 x 24 cm.)


This book

give a short history of holy cards

and the many different varieties,

periods, and regions.

The book begins with Anvers engravings

on parchment paper and on regular paper.

It continues on to explain

the complexities of the “Canivets”,

the French holy cards

with paper lace borders

and it is also divided

according to their prospective publisher.

Also, this book touches on the subject

of holy cards that are from Prague’s

and italian “Santini”.

Finishing with holy cards

that has an Art Nouveau style.

There is a very useful dictionary

for technical terminology

at the end of the book.

by Flavio Cammarano
and Pino Pellegrino