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Fountain topped with the Madonna della Ghiara with a procession on foot and horseback, from Maria Vergine Coronata; Descrizione e dichiarazione della Divota Solennita fatta in Reggio li 13 Maggio 1674

Series/Portfolio:
Maria Vergine Coronata; Descrizione e dichiarazione della Divota Solennita fatta in Reggio li 13 Maggio 1674
Artist:
Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (Italian, Bologna (?) 1634–1718 Bologna)
Author:
Giacomo Certani (Italian)
Printer:
Prospero Vedrotti , Reggio
Published in:
Reggio
Date:
1675
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 27 3/16 in. (34.5 × 69 cm) Plate: 12 11/16 × 26 in. (32.3 × 66 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.65.8(9)
Not on view
This print is bound in a book with a vellum binding, which contains an etched frontispiece, etched portrait of Duke Francesco II d'Este, and fourteen mostly folding etched plates. The prints are etched by Mitelli after Michele Augusta, Giacomo Carboni, Cristofaro Cattelli, Carlo Virginio Draghi, Prospero Manzini, Orazio Talami, and Fancesco Torri. This is the only edition of the volume, which commemorates the festivities at Reggio for the coronation of the "Madonna della Ghiara."
Inscription: At bottom center: Atta della mutatione della d:a Machina di S. DOMENICO
At lower right: G. Mitelli. F.

Marking: On recto at lower right in ink: script in Italian
On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: E. Weyhe (New York, NY)
Bertarelli 649; SKB 3222; Ruggieri (1873) 920 [or 820]; Univ.Cat. I. 133; Varignana, Franca: Mitelli, nos. 111-127; Lipperheide Sl 6; Vinet 816
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