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Raccolta di Varie Decorazioni Sceniche inventate e dipinte per il R. Teatro alla Scala

  • Object:

    Design for theatre scenery

  • Place of origin:

    Milan (published)

  • Date:

    1812-1827 (designed)
    1829 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sanquirico, Alessandro, born 1777 - died 1849 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured aquatint

  • Museum number:

    E.3227-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 92, shelf C, box 17

Physical description

One of 62 designs for theatre scenery bound in a volume

Place of Origin

Milan (published)

Date

1812-1827 (designed)
1829 (published)

Artist/maker

Sanquirico, Alessandro, born 1777 - died 1849 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

hand-coloured aquatint

Dimensions

Height: 15.75 in volume, Width: 19 in volume

Object history note

Acquired in 1874 by the National Art Library and transferred to the Museum collections in 1915.

Descriptive line

Alessandro Sanqurico. One of 62 theatre scenery designs from Raccolta di Varie Decorazioni Sceniche inventate e dipinte per il R. Teatro alla Scala. Milan, designed between 1812-27 and published 1829.

Materials

Printing ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Aquatint; Hand-colouring

Categories

Theatre; Designs; Prints; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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