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    Sale 2178

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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 532

    VIENNA 1744 -- [PRINTS]. Two engraved depictions of the famous illuminations ball in Vienna on 12 January 1744 during the wedding festivities for CHARLES ALEXANDER of Lorraine, the brother of Franz I, and MARIA ANNA of Austria. There 40 crystal chandeliers illuminated by 8,000 candles in the ballroom. (One lined on verso, and trimmed within platemark.) 503 x 650 mm and small. (2)

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    VIENNA 1744 -- [PRINTS]. Two engraved depictions of the famous illuminations ball in Vienna on 12 January 1744 during the wedding festivities for CHARLES ALEXANDER of Lorraine, the brother of Franz I, and MARIA ANNA of Austria. There 40 crystal chandeliers illuminated by 8,000 candles in the ballroom. (One lined on verso, and trimmed within platemark.) 503 x 650 mm and small. (2)


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