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[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]

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[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664 (Artist)
Parigi, Alfonso, d. 1656 (Engraver)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1634 (Inferred)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Bel S Fun 1
San Lorenzo (Church : Florence, Italy)
Medici, Francesco de', 1614-1634
Statement of responsibility: Al[fonso] Parigi in. ; Stef[ano] della Bella fe.
Source note: Title from the online catalog of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, which holds a copy with the artist's monogram.
The online catalog of the British Museum, London, which also holds a copy of this print, notes that the monogram SDB at lower right has been partly hatched out.
Acquisition: Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Biographical/historical: The Italian artist Stefano della Bella was a prolific producer of drawings and prints. His subject matter included contemporary operas, theatre works, and festivals. Alfonso Parigi belonged to an Italian family of stage designers and architects. Della Bella also made etchings of Parigi's designs for the opera Le nozze degli dei (1637) and an equestrian ballet (1652).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : etching, b&w ; 30 x 21 cm.
Representation of the interior of the church of San Lorenzo in Florence, with Francesco de' Medici's tomb at center near the high altar, and funerary decorations, including skeletons, at the sides of the nave. The Medici coat of arms hangs at top.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 771303663
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19477875
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5e04cf0-f284-0132-8132-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1610: Creator Born
  • 1634: Issued
  • 1664: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1634. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d26db60-f288-0132-ee89-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d26db60-f288-0132-ee89-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1634). [Funeral of Francesco de' Medici] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d26db60-f288-0132-ee89-58d385a7bbd0

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[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]