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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 531

    VIENNA 1740 -- KRIEGL, Georg Christina. Erb-Huldigung welche... Mariae Theresiae... Als Ertz-Herzogin zu Oesterreich von denen gesammten Nider-Oesterreichischen Ständen... abgeleget den 22 Novembris Anno 1740. Vienna: Johann Baptist Schilgen, [1742].

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    VIENNA 1740 -- KRIEGL, Georg Christina. Erb-Huldigung welche... Mariae Theresiae... Als Ertz-Herzogin zu Oesterreich von denen gesammten Nider-Oesterreichischen Ständen... abgeleget den 22 Novembris Anno 1740. Vienna: Johann Baptist Schilgen, [1742].

    2o (426 x 274 mm). Title printed in red and black, engraved title and 11 engraved plates (one folding, 6 double-page). (Minor worming to inner margin affecting one plate.) Late 19th-century boards (upper joint starting). Provenance: Güde (bookplate).

    Commemorating the coronation festivities and the oath of allegiance to Empress MARIA THERESA (1717-1780) by the Estates General on 22 November 1740. Of particular interest are the plates which show in great detail the festivites and various types of entertainments like the procession from the palace to the Cathedral of St. Stefan (1360 mmm) and the banquets. Six of the plates were used to illustrate Gülich Erb-Huldigung, so... Josepho... with some minor changes (see lot 525 Vienna 1705). Berlin 2893; Lipperheide Sc 16; Ruggieri 992; Vinet 681.


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