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- Object: Le Nozze degli Dei
Frontispiece: Architectural structure of a theater with statues in niches, and stage curtain with the Medici and the Della Rovere family coat-of-arms. Scene with two globes; figures in the foreground. Bound in Gio. Carlo Coppola, 'Le Nozze degli dei' (Florence, Amadore Massi and Lorenzo Landi: 1637).
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Height: 195 millimetres
Width: 149 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Series of eight illustrations, plus frontispiece, which accompanied an account of the ballet written by Giovan Carlo Coppola (1599–1652) and published after the event. It was designed by Alfonso Parigi, with music written by six composers including the Grand Duke himself.
Bound in leather, first edition of the complete book, 104 pages, with eight etchings, plus frontispiece; bound together with the "Relazione delle Nozze degli Dei Favola dell'abate Gio: Carlo Coppola alla serenissima Vittoria Principessa d'Urbimo Gran Duchessa di Toscana (Florence, Massi and landi: 1637), 51 pages.
See Benoit Bolduc in 'Rome-Paris 1640', Villa Medicis 2010, pp.481-507.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Marriage of Grand Duke Ferdinand II with Vittoria della Rovere 15 July 1637
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Le Nozze degli dei favola dell'ab. Gio. Carlo Coppola Rappresentata in Musica in Firenze nelle reali nozze de Serenis. Gran Duchi di Toscana Ferdinando II e Vittoria Principessa d'Urbino (Florence, 1637)
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