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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 485

    TURIN 1722 -- [PRINTS]. JUVARRA, Filippo, designer. Set of eight engravings of the festivities at Turin on the occasion of the marriage of CHRISTINA of Bavaria (1704-1723) and the CHARLES EMMANUEL III, Prince of Piedmont (1701-1773). Turin: Reycends and Guiberts, (ca. 1722).

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    TURIN 1722 -- [PRINTS]. JUVARRA, Filippo, designer. Set of eight engravings of the festivities at Turin on the occasion of the marriage of CHRISTINA of Bavaria (1704-1723) and the CHARLES EMMANUEL III, Prince of Piedmont (1701-1773). Turin: Reycends and Guiberts, (ca. 1722).

    Eight engravings by P. SANRY, HERISSET, A. MAISONNEUVE, and A. AVELINE after Juvarra, 247 x 368 mm, with margins. In a cloth slipcase.

    The Prince of Piedmont later became Charles Emmanuel III, Duke of Savoy and King of Sardinia. Juvarra had recently been appointed architect to the King, Charles Emmanuel's father, and was largely responsible for the rebuilding of the city of Turin. The plates which depict the entertainments, illuminations, decorations and fireworks include several views of the royal palace.


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