Alexander Cunningham - Gisbert Cuper - 1705-10-15

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Alexander Cunningham - Gisbert Cuper - 1705-10-15
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  10775
InstitutionName of Institution. The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek
InventoryInventory number. Ms. 72 H 21, f° 65–6
AuthorAuthor of the document. Alexander Cunningham
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Gisbert Cuper
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . October 15, 1705
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Andrew Fountaine, Enrico Noris, Francesco Bianchini, Giusto Fontanini, Filippo Del Torre, Francesco de' Ficoroni, Nicolas Chevalier
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 16071
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  connoisseurship
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence French
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-Lettre du 15 octobre 1705 (de ?) : « Le Chevalier ffountain èst arrive en ce pay icy, pour attrapèr des Medailles, pour moy je n’ay a jammais Marchandizè en ce traffique la. J’avois bien de la joy de savoir de vous Monsr que Monsgr della Torre Eveque d’ Adria, Monsigr Bianchini et Sigr ffontanini etoient enbonne santè. Ils sont tous trois des mes amis intimes, après la mort du Cal Noris ces Messrs sont les plus savants en Italie pour l’Antiquitie, et quant al honnettetie ils sont sans pareils, je voudrois que fficaroni eut tant de bonne foy, mais il est amis de Chevalier et illi optimum quod utilissimum est » (Nationale Bibliotheek, Hague, 72 H 21, f° 65–6 ; Burnett 2020b, p. 1607).

References

  1. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.