12 June 2009
FLORENCE 1589 -- [PRINT]. SCARABELLI, Orazio. "Teatro per naumachia adattato nel cortile di Palazzo Pitti." [Naval battle in the courtyard of the Palazzo Pitti, Florence]. Florence, . 243 x 353 mm, margins.
A fine engraving of the mock naval battle performed on May 11, 1589 in the courtyard of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence in celebration of the wedding of FERDINANDO I DE' MEDICI (1549-1609) to CHRISTINA of Lorraine (1565-1637). Blumenthal, A. Theater art of the Medici, no. 13, p. 26-27.
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