12 June 2009
MILAN 1741 -- BARBIANI, Francesco. Relazione del funerale celebrato nella Chiesa Metropolotana di Milano il giorno 8. Febraro 1741. Per Comando della Real Maestá di Maria Teresa Regina d'Ongheria... alla Sacra Reale Cesarea Cata Maestá dell' Imperadore Carlo VI. Milan: R. Malatesta, 1741.
2o (398 x 265 mm). Engraved frontispiece, engraved title, 21 engraved plates (7 folding). Later quarter vellum and paper covered boards.
Funeral celebration of CHARLES VI (1685-1740), Holy Roman Emperor, in Milan. The work includes numerous etchings by MARC ANTONIO DAL RE, some after BERNARDINO and FABRIZIO GALIANI, comprising the frontispiece, the title-page, plans and views of the cathedral, the funeral decorations and catafalque (the latter designed by the architect CARLO FEDERIGO CASTIGLIONE), scenes from the life of the emperor, medals, etc. Berlin 3259; Drugulin 4301; Lipperheide Si 46; Ruggieri 850; Vinet 683.
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