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Lorologio del piacere : che mostra lore del diletteuole soggiorno hauto dallaltezza serenissima d. Ernesto Augusto, vescouo d'Osnabruc, duca di Bransuich, Luneburgo, &c. nel luoco di Piazzola di S.E. il signor Marco Contarini, procurator di S. Marco, consacrato all�a.s. dalla medemma eccellenza / del dottor Piccioli

Lorologio del piacere : che mostra lore del diletteuole soggiorno hauto dallaltezza serenissima d. Ernesto Augusto, vescouo d'Osnabruc, duca di Bransuich, Luneburgo, &c. nel luoco di Piazzola di S.E. il signor Marco Contarini, procurator di S. Marco, consacrato all�a.s. dalla medemma eccellenza / del dottor Piccioli

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Creator: Freschi, Domenico, 1634-1710. Piccioli, Francesco Maria, fl. 1679-1710. Freschi, Domenico, 1634-1710. Glamori dAlidaura
Date: MDCLXXXV [1685]
Publisher: Nel Luoco delle Vergini
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Description:
Autograph: 1742, Giaco. Soranzo. In 6 parts, with separate t.p.s. Each describes an entertainment provided Ernst August during his visit to Marco Contarini at Piazzola, and each section after the 1st includes Picciolis libretto for a dramatic cantata, the music for which was supplied by Domenico Freschi.
Abstract:
Illustrations: 10 engravings, comprising a frontispiece leaf with the arms of Ernst August (recto) and the Contarini of Venice (verso), together with 8 folded views: [1], arrival of Ernst August; [2-3], aquatic pageant; [4], banquet in the Sala della Musica; [5], aquatic battle; [6] (double sheet), coursing of Barbary horses in the palace courtyard; [7] (double sheet), banquet in the palace courtyard; [8] (triple sheet), entry of the procession into the palace courtyard; see: Piazzola / Paolo Camerini (p. 265-298). Plates [3] and [5] repeat [2], except for the central portions depicting further festivities on the water, which have been engraved on separate plates. Similarly, plates [6-8] are the same except for the T-shaped central portions, engraved on separate inset plates. In addition plate [8] has been extended by a 3rd sheet at the right depicting stables. Plates [6-8] are signed at lower left: Gu R sc.
Physical Description:
[68] p., [9] leaves of plates (8 folded)
ill., coats of arms
24 cm.
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
Curated Collection: Celebrating Italian
Exhibition Note:
Italian Festivals
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Source Digital Format:
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Object ID: 2018814
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