12 June 2009
MODENA 1711 -- Funerale alla sempre gloriosa memoria Della Serenissima Duchessa di Modena Carlotta Felicita di Brunsvich, e di Luneburgo, celebrato dall'Altezza Serrenissima di Rinaldo Primo, Duca di Modena, di Reggio, della Mirandola &c. Li 28. Aprile MDCCXI. Modena: Bartolomeo Soliani, 1711.
2o (320 x 215 mm). Large engraved folding plate of the catafalque on two sheets by NATALE DE RÉ after TOMASO BEZZI (some pale glue staining). Near-contemporary vellum over wooden boards.
The funeral seromonies for CHARLOTTE FELICITY (1671-1710), wife of Rinaldo d'Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio, and daughter of Johann Friedrich, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Tomaso Bezzi, the architect who designed the catafalque both for this event and the d'Este funeral below, worked for Duke Rinaldo of Modena from 1700. His works include an Ecce Homo for Modena Cathedral and St Francis of Paola for the chapel of the Couns of Bonasi. Berlin 3240.
[Bound with:] MANFREDI, Emilio. Orazione funebre nelle esequie Del Serenissimo Principe Clemente Gianfederigo Cesare d'Este. Modena: Bartolomeo Soliani, 1727. 2o. Large engraved folding plate of the catafalque on two sheets after TOMASO BEZZI (a few small reinforcements on verso).
The solemnities for CLEMENTE GIANFEDERIGO CESARE D'ESTE given by Emilio Manfredi of the Society of Jesus. The verses of Ippolyto Zanelli follow the funeral oration.
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