Scene 4, the Sea, in Le Nozze degli Dei (The Marriage of the Gods)

Maker and role
Artist: Stefano Della Bella, Italian, 1610-1664
Designer: Alfonso Parigi, Italian, active 1624-1656
Year
1637

Media/materials
Engraving
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2004.22.3
Object type
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Opera by Giovanni Carlo Coppola. Produced at the Palazzo Pitti, Florence, to celebrate the wedding of Grand Duke Ferdinando II de' Medici and Princess Vittoria della Rovere.
Further information
In The Marriage of the Gods, Jupiter's plans to celebrate four Olympian marriages on the same day (Jupiter and Juno, Venus and Vulcan, Athena and Pluto, Diana and Neptune) go awry, but are eventually resolved through the intervention of Venus and Cupid.

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