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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

1661
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

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 17.3 x 2.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.573

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Florence: Stamperia di S.A.S.) Quarto; 32 leaves [apparently pp. 3-6 are never present], plus plates; modern half vellum, tan paper boards (tan cloth slipcase).

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


Florence: Stamperia di S.A.S., 1661

Provenance

Martin Breslauer, London, from whom purchased by MFA, May 12, 1965.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund