The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, 1994, no. 164). Berlin 4148. -- MARIESCHI. "Foscarorum oedes ad leviam, et e e conspectu altera Balborum ambo proeter canalem magnum..." The Glory of Venice no.159. Berlin 2697. [With:] "Il Carnevale de Venise." Leiden, 1757. Engraved view of the "Baccanalia Venetorum" at Carnevale in St. Marks square. (3)" /> VENICE ca 1736-37 -- [PRINTS]. MARIESCHI, Michele (1696-1743). "Architectural Fantasy." Venice, ca 1736-37. Etching and engraving, 335 x 470 mm. Marieschi's plate is the "only extant etched example [of the fantastic architectural interior for theater decoration] and has been dated c. 1736-7. It encapsulates the Gothic and classical worlds of the Venetian Republic, and is characteristic of the mixed styles favoured by north Italian stage designers" (Andrew Robison, ed., <I>The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century</I>, 1994, no. 164). Berlin 4148. -- MARIESCHI. "Foscarorum oedes ad leviam, et e e conspectu altera Balborum ambo proeter canalem magnum..." <I>The Glory of Venice</I> no.159. Berlin 2697. [<I>With:</I>] "Il Carnevale de Venise." Leiden, 1757. Engraved view of the "Baccanalia Venetorum" at Carnevale in St. Marks square. (3) | Christie's
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    Splendid Ceremonies the Paul and Marianne Gourary Collection of Illustrated Fête Books

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 503

    VENICE ca 1736-37 -- [PRINTS]. MARIESCHI, Michele (1696-1743). "Architectural Fantasy." Venice, ca 1736-37. Etching and engraving, 335 x 470 mm. Marieschi's plate is the "only extant etched example [of the fantastic architectural interior for theater decoration] and has been dated c. 1736-7. It encapsulates the Gothic and classical worlds of the Venetian Republic, and is characteristic of the mixed styles favoured by north Italian stage designers" (Andrew Robison, ed., The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, 1994, no. 164). Berlin 4148. -- MARIESCHI. "Foscarorum oedes ad leviam, et e e conspectu altera Balborum ambo proeter canalem magnum..." The Glory of Venice no.159. Berlin 2697. [With:] "Il Carnevale de Venise." Leiden, 1757. Engraved view of the "Baccanalia Venetorum" at Carnevale in St. Marks square. (3)

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    VENICE ca 1736-37 -- [PRINTS]. MARIESCHI, Michele (1696-1743). "Architectural Fantasy." Venice, ca 1736-37. Etching and engraving, 335 x 470 mm. Marieschi's plate is the "only extant etched example [of the fantastic architectural interior for theater decoration] and has been dated c. 1736-7. It encapsulates the Gothic and classical worlds of the Venetian Republic, and is characteristic of the mixed styles favoured by north Italian stage designers" (Andrew Robison, ed., The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, 1994, no. 164). Berlin 4148. -- MARIESCHI. "Foscarorum oedes ad leviam, et e e conspectu altera Balborum ambo proeter canalem magnum..." The Glory of Venice no.159. Berlin 2697. [With:] "Il Carnevale de Venise." Leiden, 1757. Engraved view of the "Baccanalia Venetorum" at Carnevale in St. Marks square. (3)


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