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

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1634 (Inferred)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Bel S Fun 1
Topics
San Lorenzo (Church : Florence, Italy)
Medici, Francesco de', 1614-1634
Genres
Prints
Notes
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
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : etching, b&w ; 30 x 21 cm.
Description
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
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 771303663
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19477875
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5e04cf0-f284-0132-8132-58d385a7b928
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
  • 1634: Issued
  • 1664: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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/e5e04cf0-f284-0132-8132-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e5e04cf0-f284-0132-8132-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1634). [Funeral of Francesco de' Medici] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e5e04cf0-f284-0132-8132-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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[Funeral of Francesco de' Medici]