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ID: 700000552Record Type: Movable Work
Carro di Nettunno che diuide la battaglia (etching (print); Della Bella, Stefano (etcher, 1610-1664); published 1652; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 554299; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 262))
Note: Ordered by Grand Duke Ferdinando II of Tuscany and conceived by Tommaso Guidoni, the ballet and mock battle known as Proteo e Fama were performed in the amphitheater of the Boboli gardens. The float of Neptune was designed by Alfonso Parigi; Impressions of the etching were issued with Benedetto Rigogli's poem in verse in: Combattimento e balletto a cavallo rappresentato di notte in Fiorenza ... (In Fiorenza : Nella stamperia di S.A.S. alla Condotta, 1652); The print depicts the choreographic figures of the horse ballet performed in Florence on the evening of April 28, 1652 in honor of the visit of Anna de' Medici, Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria and Sigmund Franz of Austria; Trimmed within plate mark; Forms part of the Collection of festival prints, 1530-1887 (Special Collections accn. no. P910002**). Various figures from the horse ballet; nine compartments, each showing different formations of riders on horseback for the ballet, with the triumphal car of Neptune depicted in the central compartment. 1652 (British Museum's description). Ordered by Grand Duke Ferdinando II of Tuscany and conceived by Tommaso Guidoni, the ballet and mock battle known as Proteo e Fama were performed in the amphitheater of the Boboli gardens. The float of Neptune was designed by Alfonso Parigi; Impressions of the etching were issued with Benedetto Rigogli's poem in verse in: Combattimento e balletto a cavallo rappresentato di notte in Fiorenza ... (In Fiorenza : Nella stamperia di S.A.S. alla Condotta, 1652); The print depicts the choreographic figures of the horse ballet performed in Florence on the evening of April 28, 1652 in honor of the visit of Anna de' Medici, Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria and Sigmund Franz of Austria; Trimmed within plate mark; Forms part of the Collection of festival prints, 1530-1887 (Special Collections accn. no. P910002**). Published: [1652]
Titles:
Carro di Nettunno che diuide la battaglia (preferred,C,U,RP,Italian-P,U,U)
Carro di Nettuno che divide la battaglia (C,U,Italian,U,U)
Combattimento e balletto a cavallo (C,U,Italian,U,U)
Figures from an equestrian ballet in nine formations (C,U,English,U,U)
Choreographic figures from an equestrian ballet, Proteo e Fama (C,U,DE,undetermined,U,U)
Choreographic figures from an equestrian ballet, Proteo e Fama, in the amphitheater of the Boboli Gardens, Florence, on 28 April 1652 (C,U,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 1652

Creator Display:
Della Bella, Stefano (etcher, 1610-1664) [preferred,GRISC]
artist Parigi, Alfonso, II (Italian architect, scenographer and printmaker, 1606-1656) [500015283]
printmaker Della Bella, Stefano (Italian engraver and draftsman, 1610-1664) [500018966]
publishers Term Not Found [500353948]
choreographer Guidoni, Tommaso (Italian painter, choreographer, and designer, born 1586/1600) [500353951]
poet Rigogli, Benedetto (Italian poet, active 17th century) [500353952]
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: 554299; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 262)
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, b&w
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)

Dimensions: ca. 30.1 x 21.1 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
history and legend
literary theme

Specific Subjects:
Proteo e Fama
..... Iconography Candidate
horse ballet [300379019]
.....(Activities Facet, Disciplines (Hierarchy Name), disciplines, humanities, <arts and related disciplines>, arts (broad discipline), performing arts, dance (discipline)) (AAT)
Chariot of Neptune
..... Iconography Candidate
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
ballet (discipline) [300054145]
.....(Activities Facet, Disciplines (Hierarchy Name), disciplines, humanities, <arts and related disciplines>, arts (broad discipline), performing arts, dance (discipline)) (AAT)
Medici, Anna de (Austrian archduchess, 1616-1676) [500353955]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (Austrian archduke, 1628-1662) [500353956]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
Firenze [7003163]
.....(Tuscany (region (administrative division)), Italy (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
Ferdinando II, Grand-Duke of Tuscany (Italian noble and patron, 1610-1670) [500339079]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
courtiers [300025449]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by occupation>, <people in government and administration>) (AAT)
Term Not Found
..... CONA Candidate
history (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)
equestrian ballet [300379019]
.....(Activities Facet, Disciplines (Hierarchy Name), disciplines, humanities, <arts and related disciplines>, arts (broad discipline), performing arts, dance (discipline)) (AAT)
pageants [300069240]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), entertainment events, performances (entertainment events)) (AAT)
Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria (Austrian ruler, 1630-1665) [500353964]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
visits of state [300379045]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), ceremonies, cultural ceremonies) (AAT)
Term Not Found
..... CONA Candidate
history (discipline) [300054394]
.....(Activities Facet, Disciplines (Hierarchy Name), disciplines, social sciences, <history and related disciplines>) (AAT)
courts (social groups) [300236519]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), groups of people, social groups, circles (social groups)) (AAT)

Provenance: xxx
Inscriptions: Carro di Nettunno che diuide la battaglia
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Carro di Nettunno che diuide la battaglia........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 554299
Carro di Nettuno che divide la battaglia........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Combattimento e balletto a cavallo........ [VP]
........ British Museum [online] (1999-) Italian title given by BM for their impression of this print
Figures from an equestrian ballet in nine formations........ [VP]
........ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston [online] (2003) title for MFA impression of the same print
Choreographic figures from an equestrian ballet, Proteo e Fama........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
........ Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Choreographic figures from an equestrian ballet, Proteo e Fama, in the amphitheater of the Boboli Gardens, Florence, on 28 April 1652........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... de Vesme 68
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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