19th c. Paoletti Grand Tour Opera di Canova Plaster Intaglios

Pietro Paoletti (1801-1847). Set of thirty-two 19th century souvenir Grand Tour “Opera di Canova” plaster intaglio medallions representing works by Antonio Canova (1757-1822). Encased in a book box. Marked along the spine of the book in gilt lettering “Paoletti. Impronte. Opere di Canova.” Marked along the book covers are the titles of the represented works of art. Plaster cameos; height ranges from 1 in to 3 1/4 in; width ranges from 3/4 in to 3 1/2 in. Book case; height: 10 1/4 in x width: 6 1/4 in x depth: 1 3/4 in.