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    Splendid Ceremonies the Paul and Marianne Gourary Collection of Illustrated Fête Books

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 379

    PAVIA 1650 -- La reale maesta cioè Racconto di quanto fece la Regio Città di Pavia nel compire, e recevere la Sereniss. D. Maria Anna, figlivola di Ferdinando Terzo Imperadore Sempre Augusto, e sposa del Grande Monarcca Ibero Filippo Quarto. Pavia: Giovanni Andrea Magri, [ca 1650].

    Price Realised  

    PAVIA 1650 -- La reale maesta cioè Racconto di quanto fece la Regio Città di Pavia nel compire, e recevere la Sereniss. D. Maria Anna, figlivola di Ferdinando Terzo Imperadore Sempre Augusto, e sposa del Grande Monarcca Ibero Filippo Quarto. Pavia: Giovanni Andrea Magri, [ca 1650].

    2o (310 x 204 mm). 11 engraved plates by SILVESTRO CURLETO, all but one folding (plate 3 trimmed within platemark at bottom). Contemporary Italian vellum over pasteboard, gilt frame on covers with large fleurons in corners, central gilt ornament built up from smaller tools (a few minor stains).

    The entry into Pavia of MARIA ANNA (1634-1696), Archduchess of Austria, wife of Philip IV, King of Spain. The plates consist of: a portrait of Maria Anna, representations of Hercules, a column with the statue of Antonino Pio and 8 triumphal arches. Lozzi 3422; Watanabe 1155.


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