Die über die Sieger siegende LiebeAdditional title: Amor victricium victrixAdditional title: L'Amour vainiqueur des vaniqueuresAdditional title: Amore vincitore de vincitori
NamesKüsel, Melchior, 1626-1683 (Engraver)Burnacini, Lodovico Ottavio, 1636-1707 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1660 - 1699 (Approximate)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFE-17 Bur L Amo 1
TopicsLove in art
NotesContent: Captions, printed below 4 translations of title: Lodovico Burnacini inv. et del./ Negotium Academie Cres. Franciscece excudit Aug. Vind./ Cum gratia et privilegio Sac. Coes. Majestatis./ Philipp Gottfried pinz. sculpsit.Acquisition: lot #13.Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;Biographical/historical: Il pomo d'oro was an opera by Cesti in a prologue and five acts, to a libretto by Sbarra; it was performed following the marriage of Leopold I in 1667, at the Viennese court with a large orchestra and 24 sets by Burnacini.
Physical DescriptionEngravingsExtent: 1 print : engraving, hand col. ; 30 x 43 cm.Marked, upper right: N. III n. 27.
DescriptionEngraving after set design by Ludovico Burnacini. Image depicts an outdoor scene within a courtyard: a chariot led by two lions carries a king and queen figure. Following the chariot is an army of men dressed in armor and carrying spears. In the foreground are a group of prisioners bound by their wrists behind their back; some are chained at their ankles as well.
The columns bordering the courtyard contain demon-like figures in the middle and are topped with cherubs. A single cupid figure flies through the sky.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 231638119NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16855125Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 92374900-0880-0133-c211-58d385a7bbd0
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