Theater art of the Medici (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Dartmouth College, Museum & Galleries, Hanover, 10 October-7 December 1980)
Hanover, NH, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries / University Press of New England, 1980
(21.5 × 28.5 cm), xxi (1), 224 pp., profuselyillustrated. 98 catalogue entries. Bound in collector’s blue cloth, skiver lettering-piece (publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in). - Loan exhibition from European and American public and private collections of prints, drawings and books showing the stage designs, costume designs, funeral decorations, floats, tournaments, jousts, etc., of the Medici Court in Florence from 1589 to 1689. These designs were executed by such artists as Bernardo Buontalenti, Giulio Parigi, Jacques Callot, and Stefano della Bella for the Medici weddings, funerals, triumphal entries, feasts and carnivals. ¶ Lettering-piece scuffed. Fine copy.