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ID: 700000465Record Type: Movable Work
Delineatio funebris pompae exhibitae Romae in ecclesiâ rr. pp. Cappuccinorum, dum cl:me: principi regio Alexandro Sobiescki iussu Clementis XI. pont. max. iusta ibidem solemni ritu persoluerentur die 22. Nouembris 1714 (etching (print); Aquila, Francesco Faraone (etcher, ca. 1676-1740), after dra...; published 1714; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 641770; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 893))
Note: The Sicilian printmaker Francesco Faraone Aquila from Palermo was active in Rome from 1690 to 1740. He created prints after the drawings of the architect Alessandro Specchi, and documented the catafalques in Rome of several popes and dignitaries; The print depicts the funeral decorations designed by Alessandro Specchi for the obsequies of Prince Aleksander Benedykt Sobieski, held on 22 November 1714 at the Capuccini church of Santa Maria della Concezione in Rome; Prince Sobieski, the son of King John III Sobieski of Poland, had taken the robe of the Capuccini in Rome. He is shown lying on a bed of state in the nave of the church, which is decorated with draperies and large skeletons; Bound to a 12 p. printed account of the funeral of Prince Aleksander Benedykt Sobieski (pages numbered 3-14); Forms part of the Collection of festival prints, 1530-1887 (Special Collections accn. no. P910002**). Publication: [1714].
Titles:
Delineatio funebris pompae exhibitae Romae in ecclesiâ rr. pp. Cappuccinorum, dum cl:me: principi regio Alexandro Sobiescki iussu Clementis XI. pont. max. iusta ibidem solemni ritu persoluerentur die 22. Nouembris 1714 (preferred,C,U,RP,Latin-P,U,U)
Funeral decorations by Alessandro Specchi at Santa Maria della Concezione, Rome, for the obsequies of Prince Aleksander Benedykt Sobieski on 22 November 1714 (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)
engravings (prints) [300041340]
..... (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 1714

Creator Display:
Aquila, Francesco Faraone (etcher, ca. 1676-1740), after drawings by Specchi, Alessandro, who also designed the funeral decorations depicted [preferred,GRISC]
printmaker Aquila, Francesco Faraone (Italian printmaker and engraver, ca. 1676 - ca. 1740) [500018768]
artist Specchi, Alessandro (Italian architect and printmaker, 1668-1729) [500031316]
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: 641770; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 893)
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
Display Materials: 1 print: etching, engraving
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>)
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)
engraving (printing process) [300053225]
.......(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)

Dimensions: plate mark 72 x 47 cm, on sheet 79.5 x 48.7 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
history and legend
interior architecture
architecture

Specific Subjects:
funeral decorations [300378993]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by subject type>) (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)
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
Polish (culture) [300111204]
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, European regions) (AAT)
funerals [300069162]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), ceremonies, cultural ceremonies, rites of passage) (AAT)
histories (literature genre) [300026358]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by form>, literature (writings), document genres for literary works) (AAT)
ethnic groups [300191997]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), groups of people) (AAT)
Term Not Found
..... CONA Candidate
Sobieski, Aleksander Benedykt Stanisław (Polish noble, 1677-1714) [500353894]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)

Inscriptions: Delineatio funebris pompae exhibitae Romae in ecclesiâ rr. pp. Cappuccinorum, dum cl:me: principi regio Alexandro Sobiescki iussu Clementis XI. pont. max. iusta ibidem solemni ritu persoluerentur die 22. Nouembris 1714 Alexander Speculus delineauit ; Franciscus Aquila sculp. Romae super. perm. "ALEXANDER SOBIESCKI / PRINCEPS REGIVS / POLONIAE"--printed on the bed of state.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Delineatio funebris pompae exhibitae Romae in ecclesiâ rr. pp. Cappuccinorum, dum cl:me: principi regio Alexandro Sobiescki iussu Clementis XI. pont. max. iusta ibidem solemni ritu persoluerentur die 22. Nouembris 1714........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 641770
Funeral decorations by Alessandro Specchi at Santa Maria della Concezione, Rome, for the obsequies of Prince Aleksander Benedykt Sobieski on 22 November 1714........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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