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An illustration of the Venetian State Barge, the Bucentaur

Stock No. 23201 Category: Tags: , , Cartographer: MORTIER, Pierre.

Solemnite de Bucentaure, qui ce celebre a Venise le Jour de l'Ascension Exactement Dessine sur le Lieu Mis au jour par le Soin de Pierre Moirtier Libraire A Amsterdam Avec Privilege.
Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, c.1704. Coloured. 470 x 570mm.

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An illustration of the Bucentaur, the Doge of Venice's massive barge, on Ascension Day, during the 'Marriage of the Sea', when the city celebrated its maritime dominance. The barge is the third of four major barges, built in 1606 and dismantled in 1719.
This plate was engraved for Mortier's editions of Blaeu's Townbooks of Italy.

Additional information

Dimensions 570 × 470 mm
Cartographer

Date

1704

Extra Info

Solemnite de Bucentaure, qui ce celebre a Venise le Jour de l'Ascension Exactement Dessine sur le Lieu Mis au jour par le Soin de Pierre Moirtier Libraire A Amsterdam Avec Privilege.

Publication

Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, c.1704. Coloured. 470 x 570mm.

Condition

A good example.

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