Illustration of the festival celebrating King Louis XIV's recovery from a serious illness, April 11, 1687

Year
ca. 1687

Production place
Media/materials
Etching
Measurements
26 3/4 x 21 7/16in (68 x 54.5cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2005.202.2
Object type
Department
Location
Further information
The facade of Sta. Trinita dei Monti decorated for the festival with allegorical statues and candelabra and bristling with spectacular fireworks. The centerpiece was an ephemeral statue of Eternity in a horse-drawn chariot.

 Comments


Be the first to comment.