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Visit to Venice of Ernst August, Duke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg. (Venice: 1685)
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Giuochi festiui, e militari, danze, serenate, machine, boscareccia artificiosa, regatta solenne, et altri sontuosi apprestamenti di allegrezza esposti alla sodisfattione uniuersale dalla generosità dell'A. S. d'Ernesto Augusto duca di Brunsuich ... . (Venice, 1686)
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  Title_page
  Page 003  
  Coat_of_Arms
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  Dedication
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  Apparato An enormous structure in the form of a wood with four grottoes.
Section "Boscaglia, et esercitii militari sopra il lido di Venetia."
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  Regatta
Section "Origine, introduttione, et essenza della regatta."
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  Boat
Section "Descrittione della machina ... ." This section includes a description of the huge wood as well as the boats taking part in the regatta.
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  The first of fourteen engravings, this depicts in great detail the regatta taking place on the Canal Grande.
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  A boat in the shape of a whale bearing Tritons and Neptune on its back.
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  The peota di Venere.
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  The peota di Marte.
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  The peota di Glauco.
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  The peota di Diana.
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  The peota di Giunone.
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  The peota di Pallade.
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  This engraving illustrates the boat, a margherota, that carried Ernst August.
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  The fifteen other peota that took part in the regatta.
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  Regatta
Section "Descrittione della regatta grande."
  Page 055  
  Boat Proteus, Venus.
Music A serenade performed in front of the Casa Foscari by Venus from a huge boat in the shape of Proteus.
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  Introduttione della serenata Proteo con Venere sul tergo.
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  A later illustration, by Andrea Zucchi, of a peota that formed part of a regatta of 1716.
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Festival details

Festival:
Visit to Venice of Ernst August, Duke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg.

Date:
1685

City:
Venice

Participants:
Ernst August (1629-1698), Duke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Elector of Hanover
Book details

Title:
Giuochi festiui, e militari, danze, serenate, machine, boscareccia artificiosa, regatta solenne, et altri sontuosi apprestamenti di allegrezza esposti alla sodisfattione uniuersale dalla generosità dell'A. S. d'Ernesto Augusto duca di Brunsuich ... .

Alternative title:
Givochi festivi, e militari, danze, serenate ... .

Names:
Alberti, Giovanni Matteo (Author)
Mauro, Alessandro (Engraver)
Dalla Via, A. (Engraver)
Portio, A. (Engraver)
Poletti, Andrea (Printer)

Published:
Venice, 1686

Shelfmark:
143.g.7

Format:
34 pp., [14] leaves of plates, some folded. Folio 14 engravings.

References:
Watanabe No. 1459

Notes:
This copy includes, at the end, an engraving by Andrea Zucchi of a 1716 regatta.
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