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Image: Ball Celebrating the Marriage of Archduchess Marianne and Charles, Prince of Lorraine (Facciata in verduta dall ’ingresso della Cavallerizza coperta della Real Corte di Vienna...)

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Ball Celebrating the Marriage of Archduchess Marianne and Charles, Prince of Lorraine (Facciata in verduta dall ’ingresso della Cavallerizza coperta della Real Corte di Vienna...)

1744
18th century
350 x 500 mm (13.8 x 19.7 in.)

Johann Andreas Pfeffel (aka Johann Andreas Pfeffel I), German, (1674–1748)
After Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, Italian, (1696–1756)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving and etching
Edition: Plate number four from a series of four showing the Imperial Riding School (Hofburg) in Vienna turned into a ballroom on the occasion of the marriage of Maria Theresa’s sister, the Archduchess Mariann, and Charles, Prince of Lorraine.
Marks: Inscribed: “I.G. Bibiena, S.C.M.Archit.Theatr.Prim.Inv.et del I.A.Pfeffel S.C.M. Chalcogr.sculpt.direx. AV.”
Bibliography: Nagler 14 (vol. 12, p. 357).
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1968
Accession Number: 1968.17.2

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  • balls (parties)
  • celebrations - Events demonstrating grateful or happy satisfaction or honor, marked by festivities, refraining from ordinary business, or other deviations from accustomed routine. For events serving specifically to call someone or something to remembrance, use "commemorations." [September 1993 related term added. March 1993 related term added. April 1992 scope note added. May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • festivals - Gala occasions devoted to community observances, such as harvests or anniversaries of notable persons; also cultural events consisting typically of a series of performances of works in the arts. W [May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • marriage
  • royalty - Class within the nobility consisting of those who are descended from or related to a monarch or line of monarchs. [February 1993 alternate term deleted, was 'royal'. January 1993 related term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
  • theater (discipline) - Use for the professionally oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically oriented study of theater, use "drama." [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "theater". April 1993 related term added.]

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 350 x 500 mm (13.8 x 19.7 in.)

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