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Il mondo festeggiante balletto a cavallo fatto nel teatro congiunto al Palazzo del sereniss. Gran Duca, per le reali nozze de' serenissimi principi Cosimo terzo di Toscana, e Margherita Luisa d'Orléans

Etched by Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664), After Ferdinando Tacca (Italian, 1619–1686), Author Giovanni Andrea Moniglia (Italian, 1624–1700)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 3049; Vinet 614; de Vesme-Massar 70-72


Overall: 23.4 x 17 x 1.5 cm (9 3/16 x 6 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Stamperia di S.A.S., 1661) Quarto; 32 leaves [apparently pp. 3-6 do not exist in any copies], plus plates; eighteenth[?]-century decorated paper wrappers.

Two birds-eye views and one diagram of the choreography of festival ballets

Florence: Stamperia di S.A.S., 1661


William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, September 19, 1962.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund