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[Horse ballet.]

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Horse ballet.
Bardi, Giovanni de’, conte di Vernio (1534-1612) (Author)
Ricci, Agniolo (Choreographer)
Della Bella, Stefano (1610-1664) (Etcher)

Descrizione delle feste fatte in Firenze. gran dvca di Toscana, e Vittoria principessa d'Vrbino.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1637
Place: Fiorenza
Publisher: Per Zanobi Pignoni
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 1637
Ferdinando II, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1610-1670
Vittoria, Grand Duchess, consort of Ferdinando II, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1622-1694
Dance festivals -- Italy -- Florence
Festival books -- Italy -- 17th century
Horse ballets
Content: The festivities included an opera, "Le nozze degli dei" (q.v.) and a horse ballet arranged by Agniolo Ricci (cf. p. 50.).
Content: Vinet: Bibliographie...des beaux-arts, 611. Ruggieri: Catalogue, 1873, no. 796. Baudi di Vesme: Peintre-graveur italien, 50.
Content: Illustrations: etched arms on t.p. and large etching by Stefano della Bella showing two views of the horse ballet and many of its figures.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12282710
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0685170-c602-012f-0130-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1534: Creator Born
  • 1612: Creator Died
  • 1637: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Horse ballet." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1637. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a2d5a2d-7f6a-7623-e040-e00a18060f98

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Horse ballet." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a2d5a2d-7f6a-7623-e040-e00a18060f98

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1637). Horse ballet. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a2d5a2d-7f6a-7623-e040-e00a18060f98

Wikipedia Citation

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Horse ballet.