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Sesta scena di tutto cielo. Alfons. Parigus. inv. SDB deli e f.

Title
Sesta scena di tutto cielo. Alfons. Parigus. inv. SDB deli e f.
Author
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664.
Publication
[Firenze, 1637]

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Still imageBy appointment only *MGZFA-17 Bel S Noz 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Etching; 20 x 28.5 cm.
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  • Design by Alfonso Parigi for the final scene of Le nozze degli dei, performed July 8, 1637 in the Pitti Cortile, Florence, as part of the nuptial celebrations of Ferdinando II of Tuscany and Vittoria of Urbino.
  • Depicts the heavens, clouds and large swirling columns, several mythological characters, some dancing in various formations, some riding horses, two large groups on either side playing musical instruments. Framed on upper edge by a draped curtain and a shield; at the lower edge is a platform.
  • Cf. *MGRK Nagler, A. M. Theatre festivals of the Medici, 1539-1637. New Haven, 1964. Reproduction, plate 126; commentary, p. 171-172.
Call Number
*MGZFA-17 Bel S Noz 2
Author
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664.
Title
Sesta scena di tutto cielo. Alfons. Parigus. inv. SDB deli e f.
Imprint
[Firenze, 1637]
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Local Subject
Ballet -- Italy -- 17th century.
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 17th century.
Pageants -- Italy.
Added Author
Parigi, Alfonso, -1656.
Cia Fornaroli Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZFA-17 Bel S Noz 2
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