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Horse ballet
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664 (Engraver)

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1637 (Questionable)
Place: Firenze
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA-17 Bel S Hor 2
Horse ballet
Pageants -- Italy -- 17th century
Content: Twenty-four horses and riders. Riders wearing large plumed headpieces.
Content: Possibly for Agniolo Ricci's equestrian pageant of July 15, 1637, presented during festivities in Florence celebrating the marriage of Ferdinand II, grand duke of Tuscany, and Vittoria della Rovere, princess of Urbino.
Content: Lower right: Fo. XIV.
Acquisition: Lillian Moore Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: Cropped to: 21 x 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148240
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96031ed0-8829-0130-a9cb-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1610: Creator Born
  • 1637: Issued
  • 1664: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Horse ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1637. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/96031ed0-8829-0130-a9cb-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Horse ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/96031ed0-8829-0130-a9cb-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1637). Horse ballet Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/96031ed0-8829-0130-a9cb-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Horse ballet