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|Material Type:||Original artwork, Picture|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stefano Della Bella; Alfonso Parigi
|Notes:||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.
|Description:||Etching ; 20 x 29 cm|
|Other Titles:||Nozze degli dei|