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Parte delle Fiure del balletto. Fog. III.

Title
Parte delle Fiure del balletto. Fog. III.
Author
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664.
Publication
Fiorenza, all'Arciduca, 1652.

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Still imageBy appointment only *MGZFA-17 Bel S Hor 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
Parigi, Alfonso, -1656.
Description
Etching; 30.8 x 22.8 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Lincoln Kirstein Collection.
Note
  • One of 4 pieces, illustrations for the text of an entertainment; twelve figures of an equestrian ballet depicted in twelve 7.6 cm. squares. Performed by night in 1652 for the Archdukes Ferdinand Charles and Sigismund Francis and the Archduchess Anne of Tuscany in the arena next to the Grand-Ducal Palace in Florence. The horse ballet followed a sham equestrian battle, both composed by Tommaso Guidoni; verses recited by Benedetto Rigoli; costumes and scenery by Alfonso Parigi. -Cf. *MGT Victoria and Albert Museum. Ballet designs and illustrations, 1581-1940. p. 7. Also see: MDDF Vesme, A de. Le peintre-graveur italien. no. 67.
Call Number
*MGZFA-17 Bel S Hor 1
Author
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664.
Title
Parte delle Fiure del balletto. Fog. III.
Imprint
Fiorenza, all'Arciduca, 1652.
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Local Subject
Horse ballets.
Prints (Graphic arts) -- 17th century.
Pageants -- Italy.
Added Author
Parigi, Alfonso, -1656.
Added Title
Lincoln Kirstein Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZFA-17 Bel S Hor 1
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