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ID: 700000441Record Type: Movable Work
Catafalco eretto nella basilica vaticana per le solenni esseqvie celebrate nella morte del sommo pontefice Alessandro VIII. segvita il primo febraro MDCXCI (etching (print); Specchi, Alessandro (etcher, 1668-1729); published: Dato in ...; published ca. 1691; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 591121; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 823))
Note: Roman architect, urban designer and etcher, who collaborated with the printer Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi and with his son and heir Domenico de' Rossi. The print depicts the catafalque designed by Mattia de' Rossi for the obsequies of Pope Alexander VIII, that were held at St. Peter's on February 7-9, 1691; Binding holes along the left margin; Forms part of the Collection of festival prints, 1530-1887 (Special Collections accn. no. P910002**). Publication: [Rome]: Dato in luce da Domenico de Rossi, herede di Gio: Giacomo de Rossi in Roma alla Pace con priuilegio del S. P., [ca. 1691].
Titles:
Catafalco eretto nella basilica vaticana per le solenni esseqvie celebrate nella morte del sommo pontefice Alessandro VIII. segvita il primo febraro MDCXCI (preferred,C,U,RP,Italian-P,U,U)
Catafalque by Mattia de' Rossi at St. Peter's for the obsequies of Pope Alexander VIII on 7-9 February 1691 (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published ca. 1691

Creator Display:
Specchi, Alessandro (etcher, 1668-1729); published: Dato in luce da Domenico de Rossi, herede di Gio: Giacomo de Rossi in Roma alla Pace con priuilegio del S. P. [preferred,GRISC]
printmaker Specchi, Alessandro (Italian architect and printmaker, 1668-1729) [500031316]
artist Rossi, Mattia de' (Italian architect, 1637-1695) [500031408]
publisher Rossi, Domenico de' (Italian printer, active 17th-18th century) [500353727]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 591121; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 823)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Other: Publication: Roma [7000874] Roma province (province), Lazio (region (administrative division)), Italy (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: 1 print: etching
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Dimensions: plate mark 48.8 x 34.8 cm, on sheet 55.2 x 42 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
interior architecture
architecture
history and legend

Specific Subjects:
catafalques [300005906]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, funerary structures) (AAT)
ephemeral structure [300007997]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by design>) (AAT)
Alexander VIII, Pope (Italian pope, 1610-1691) [500353723]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
funeral decorations [300378993]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by subject type>) (AAT)
funerals [300069162]
.....(Activities Facet, Events, events (activities), ceremonies, cultural ceremonies, rites of passage) (AAT)
depictions (visual works) [300248231]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by form>, <visual works by form of image>) (AAT)
Rome [7000874]
.....(Roma province (province), Lazio (region (administrative division)), Italy (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
customs (social) [300055807]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, <culture and related concepts>, culture-related concepts) (AAT)
Saint Peter's Basilica [700000166]
.....(Saint Peter's Basilica [700000166], Built Work [700000001], Top of the CONA hierarchy [700000000]) (CONA)
religions (belief systems, cultures) [300073708]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, <religions and religious concepts>) (AAT)
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events, events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
Term Not Found
..... AAT Candidate

Inscriptions: Catafalco eretto nella basilica vaticana per le solenni esseqvie celebrate nella morte del sommo pontefice Alessandro VIII. segvita il primo febraro MDCXCI architettura di Mattia de Rossi. The title and the publisher's imprint are inscribed on a scroll held by two skeletons. Inscribed on pedestal in lower left: A. S. del. Scul. [Rome]: Dato in luce da Domenico de Rossi, herede di Gio: Giacomo de Rossi in Roma alla Pace con priuilegio del S. P., [ca. 1691].
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Catafalco eretto nella basilica vaticana per le solenni esseqvie celebrate nella morte del sommo pontefice Alessandro VIII. segvita il primo febraro MDCXCI........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 591121
Catafalque by Mattia de' Rossi at St. Peter's for the obsequies of Pope Alexander VIII on 7-9 February 1691........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... Fagiolo dell'Arco, M. Corpus delle feste a Roma. 1. La festa barocca p. 555-556
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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