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Grand Pianoforte

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970s-1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on tracing paper

  • Museum number:

    E.795-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 405M, case E, shelf 5

Physical description

Technical drawing (one of three) of a grand pianoforte in the V&A's collection, 460-1907.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1970s-1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Ink on tracing paper

Dimensions

Height: 103.5 cm, Width: 108.3 cm

Object history note

The technical drawing is of a grand pianoforte, pinewood case veneered with mahogany on the outside and satinwood inside, gilt highlighting, ormolu mounts and pedals, with painted lid and nameboard; left side view, by Georg Haschaka, Austrian (Vienna), c.1820, in the V&A's collection, museum number 460-1907.

Descriptive line

Technical drawing of a musical instrument, a grand pianoforte in the V&A collection (Museum No. 460-1907)

Production Note

Attribution note: Technical drawing of historical musical instrument in the V&A's collection made for musical instrument makers to make replicas of such instruments.

Materials

Ink; Tracing paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Grand pianos

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Musical instruments

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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