Volo, Fuochi, Artificiali, Et Altri Givochi Net Giovedi Grasso [Flight, Fireworks, And Other Fat Thursday Games]
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Volo, Fuochi, Artificiali, Et Altri Givochi Net Giovedi Grasso [Flight, Fireworks, And Other Fat Thursday Games]

1729. Engraving, titled in Italian, Latin and French in plate lower centre, 33.2 x 42.2cm. Old vertical fold, stains and minor missing portions to margins. Laid down on acid-free tissue.

Text in Latin and French reads “Volatus, ignes artificiales, aliique lusus die Jovis in Bacchanaliis” and “Volee, feux d’artifice, et autres jeux au Jeudi gras.” Image from the book Splendor Magnificentissimae Urbis Venetiarum Clarissimus [Magnificent Illumination of the Illustrious City of Venice], published by Pieter van der Aa. Held in Royal Academy UK; Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana (Venice).

Fat Thursday is a traditional Christian feast marking the last Thursday before Lent, and is associated with the celebration of Carnival. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL199-4

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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