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Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708), plate 6 from Divo et invictissimo Leopoldo I. P.F.A. fidei in Hungaria…, c. 1686, engraving, National Gallery of Art Library, Nell and Robert Weidenhammer Fund

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Melchior Kusel (1626–1683), plate from Von Himmeln entzindete vnd durch allgemainen Zuruff der Erde sich himmelwerts erschwingende Frolokhungs Flammen…, Vienna: publisher unknown, 1666, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708), plate from Govard Bidloo (1649–1713), Komste van Zyne Majesteit Willem III. Koning van Groot Britanje, enz. in Holland, The Hague: A. Leers, 1691, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Pierre Faber (active 1618–1623), plate from Reception de tres-chrestien, tres-iuste, et tres-victorieux monarque Louys XIII. roy de France & de Navarre..., Lyon: Jaques Roussin, 1623, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Antonino Bova (active 1750–1773) after Niccolo Palma (dates unknown), plate from Pietro La Placa (dates unknown), La reggia in trionfo per l'acclamazione, e coronazione della Sacra Real Maestà di Carlo infante di Spagna, re di Sicilia, Napoli, e Gerusalemme..., Palermo: Antonio Epiro, 1736, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Georg Kaspar Prenner (c. 1720–1766) after Ignatius Massonus (dates unknown), plate from La sontuosa illuminazione della citta di Torino per l'augusto sposalizio delle Reali Maesta' di Carlo Emmanuele, re di Sardegna, e di Elisabetta Teresa, principessa primogenita di Lorena, con l'aggiunta della pubblica esposizione della santissima Sindone, Turin: G. B. Chais, 1737, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Unknown artist, plate from Giuseppe Antonio Alberti (1712–1768), La pirotechnia, o sia, Trattato dei fuochi d'artificio, Venice: Gio. Battista Recurti, 1749, National Gallery of Art Library, Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection

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Vincenzo Coronelli (1650–1718), plate from César d'Estrée (1628–1714), Roma festeggiante nel Monte Pincio / Roma triomphante sur le Mont Pincius, Venice: Vincenzo Coronelli, c. 1687, National Gallery of Art Library, Gift of the Circle of the National Gallery of Art

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Jacobus Harrewijn (1660–1727), plate from Relation de l'inauguration solemnelle de Sa Sacrée Majesté imperiale et catholique, Charles VI., Empereur des Romains, toujours auguste, Ghent: Augustin Graet, 1719, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Giuseppe Scolari (active 1709–1729), plate from Germano Benoni (dates unknown), La maestà coronata, Padua: Giovanni Manfrè, 1714, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Andreas Nunzer (dates unknown) after Balthasar Neumann (1687–1753), plate from Beschreibung der brennenden Feuer-Bühn, welche zu höchten Ehren der durchlauchtigsten Fürstin und Frau, Frau Elisabeth, Gebohrnen Erb-Printzessin zu Hungarn und Böheimb…, Würzburg: Heinrich Engmann, 1725, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Christian Fritsch (1695–1769) after Thomas Lediard (1685–1743), plate from Eine Collection curieuser Vorstellungen, in Illuminationen und Feier-Wercken, so in denen Jahren, 1724. biss 1728. inclusivè, bey Gelegenheit einiger publiquen Festins und Rejouïssances, in Hamburg…, Hamburg: Philipp Ludwig Stromer, 1730, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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A. Mathieu (active 17th century) after Jean Godran (dates unknown), plate from Les armes triomphantes de Son Altesse, monseignevr, le dvc d'Espernon, Dijon: Philibert Chanvance, 1656, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Unknown artist, plate from Description des feux d'artifices faits a l'honnevr du Roy a Lille, Lille: Jean Chrisostome Malte, 1680, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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John Bate, The mysteries of nature and art.: In foure severall parts. The first of water works. The second of fire works. The third of drawing, washing, limming, painting, and engraving. The fourth of sundry experiments., London: Ralph Mabb, 1635. National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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John Bate, The mysteries of nature and art.: In foure severall parts. The first of water works. The second of fire works. The third of drawing, washing, limming, painting, and engraving. The fourth of sundry experiments., London: Ralph Mabb, 1635. National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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Girolamo Cardano (1501–1576), Hieronymi Cardani mediolanensis, medici, De subtilitate: libri XXI, Lyon: Gulielmum Rouillium, 1559, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E Bruce Fund

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Etienne Binet (1569–1639), Essay des merueilles de nature, et des plus nobles artifices : piece tres-necessaire à tous ceux qui font profession d'eloquence, Paris : Jean Pocquet, 1657, National Gallery of Art Library, David K. E. Bruce Fund

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In the Library: Pageantry and Pyrotechnics in the European Fete Book
June 24 – September 6, 2019

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