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La Monarchia Latina Trionfante

  • Object:

    Theatre design

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    late 1678 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burnacini, Lodovico Ottavio, born 1636 - died 1707 (set designer)
    Küsel, Matthäus, born 1629 - died 1681 (engraver and publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.177-1950

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 92, shelf B, box 23

Physical description

Engraving depicting a theatrical setting, bound together with 22 others in grey boards.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

late 1678 (made)

Artist/maker

Burnacini, Lodovico Ottavio, born 1636 - died 1707 (set designer)
Küsel, Matthäus, born 1629 - died 1681 (engraver and publisher)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 in, Width: 18.75 in

Object history note

Engraving depicting a theatrical setting designed by L. O. Burnacini for the entertainment La Monarchia Latina Trionfante, with music by Antonio Draghi and Johann Heinrich Schmeizer, produced in Vienna in 1678 at the festivities held in celebration of the birth of the Archduke Joseph (afterwards the Emperor Joseph I).

Descriptive line

Küsel, Matthäus. Engraving of a design by Lodovico Ottavio Burnaci for La Monarchia Latina Trionfante, an entertainment held in Vienna in 1678 to celebrate the birth of the Archduke Joseph (later the Emperor Joseph I). An advancing army.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1950, London: HMSO, 1962.
F. Biach-Schiffmann, Giovanni und Lodovico Burnacini, Theater und Feste am Wiener Hofe, Vienna & Berlin, 1931.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Theatre; Pageants and Ceremonies; Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Prints; Royalty; Commemoration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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