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Drawing, Proscenium and Stage Design: Scene 1, Ballet celebrating the marriage of Leopoldo Cesare, Duke of Mantua, and Claudia Felice, Archduchess of Austria, 1674

This is a Drawing. It was created by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli and made for (as the client) Lepold Cesare and Claudia Felice. It is dated 1674 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, black and red chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

33.1 x 45.5 cm (13 1/16 x 17 15/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

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Drawing, Proscenium and Stage Design: Scene 1, Ballet celebrating the marriage of Leopoldo Cesare, Duke of Mantua, and Claudia Felice, Archduchess of Austria, 1674; Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (1634 – 1718); Italy; pen and brown ink, black and red chalk on white laid paper; 33.1 x 45.5 cm (13 1/16 x 17 15/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-114

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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