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Festa Fatta in Roma

Written by Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio
(Italian, 1579–1644)

Designer: At least ten plates designed by Andrea Sacchi (Italian, Rome (?) ca. 1599–1661 Rome)
Designer: Architectural setting for foldout view drawn by Filippo Gagliardi (Italian, born Rome, died 1659)
Etcher: Plates etched by François Collignon (Nancy, ca. 1609?–1685)
Dedicatee: Book dedicated to Cardinal Antonio Barberini (Italian, Rome 1607–1671 Nemi) , sponsor of joust
Publisher: Published by Vitale Mascardi
Sitter: Includes portrait of Marcantonio Pasqualini (Italian, 1614–1691) singing role of Fame
Architect: Structures for joust designed by Francesco Guitti (Italian, 1605–1645)
Date: 1635
Medium: Printed book with etched plates, historiated woodcut initials, headpieces.
Dimensions: Overall: 9 7/16 x 6 7/8 x 13/16 in. (24 x 17.5 x 2 cm)
Classification: Books
Credit Line: Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, by exchange, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.77

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