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Italian theater prints, circa 1550-1983

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Finding aid for the Italian theater prints, ca. 1550-1983
Series VII. Oversize materials, ca. 1685-1983 40.0 flat file folders
Series VII.A. Stage and theater design, 1691-1803
Stage designs
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1** [Atrio] Buffagnotti, Carlo Antonio, etcher Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, designer [17--] 1 print : etching. Pl. 67 x 42.5; Sh. 72 x 47.4; Mt. 78.7 x 47.4
Within image in ink in lower right: Bibbiena; within image in upper right,in ink: 114; on mount, in ink, top center: Ferdinando Galli Bibbiena; on mount, in ink, upper right: 70. Bound with [Atrio] (Ricci, no. 18) and PIAZZA DEL PALLAZZO REALE CON SONTVOSO APPARECCHIO … (Ricci, no. 17). Ref.: Ricci, C. I Bibiena, architetti teatrali, no. 19
1** [Atrio] Buffagnotti, Carlo Antonio, etcher Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, designer [17--] 1 print : etching. Pl. 67.5 x 44.8; Sh. 72 x 49; Mt. 78 x 49
On mount, in ink, bottom center: Bibbiena; on mount, in ink, top center: Ferdinando Galli Bibbiena; on mount, in ink, upper right: HS 71. Bound with [Atrio] (Ricci, no. 19) and PIAZZA DEL PALLAZZO REALE CON SONTVOSO APPARECCHIO … (Ricci, no. 17). Ref.: Ricci, C. I Bibiena, architetti teatrali, no. 18
1** Piazza del pallazzo reale con sontvoso apparecchio di pvblica festa per la pace stabilita fra Tolomeo e Selevco Buffagnotti, Carlo Antonio, etcher Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, designer [17--] 1 print : etching. Im. 47.8 x 60.3; Sh. 50 x 66.5; Mt. 50 x 78.5
Set for the peace between Tolomeo and Seleuco, performed at the Teatro ducale nuovo in Piacenza in 1691. Annotated in ink on image, lower left: Bibbiena; ink annotation on mount: Ferdinando Galli / Bibbiena // H(G?) 72. Bound with [Atrio] (Ricci, no. 18) and [Atrio] (Ricci, no. 19). Ref.: Ricci, C. I Bibiena, architetti teatrali, no. 17
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2** [Catafalque] Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, designer [17--] 1 print : etching. Im. 67 x 47.5; Sh. 79 x 50
The print from Varie architetture e prospettive shows the design for an elaborate catafalque. On sheet, in ink at top: Fedinando Galli Bibbiena; at right: 412, 15. On sheet, in ink at bottom: Bibiena Invent.
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3** [Untitled] Chamant, Joseph, designer; etcher [17--] 1 print : etching. Im. 46 x 61.2; Sh. 47.8 x 68.2
Stage design of an urban setting by a waterfront adorned with sculpture, an equestrian statue and an arch. Inscribed in lower part of image: A Son Ex:ce M:r le Comte de Richecourt & / Joseph Chamant Architecte Theatral et Peintre de S. A. R. Grand Duc de Toscane inv., et Sculp. Condition: binding holes along top margin. In ink at top and bottom: Giuseppe Scamant Architetto …; lower right: 113, 46.
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4** Numero XXIV invenzioni teatrali di Gaspare Galliari pubblicate in Milano nel MDCCCIII Rados, Luigi, etcher Galliari, Gaspare, designer 1803 1 print : aquatint, etching, brown ink. Im. 34.3 x 43.7; Pl. 38.4 x 47.8; Sh. 45.3 x 59.9
Title leaf of the suite of prints after the theatrical designs published in Milan in 1803.
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5** [Logge sotteranee] Rados, Luigi, etcher Galliari, Gaspare, designer 1803 1 print : aquatint, etching, mezzotint, black ink. Im. 34.5 x 44; Pl. 38.5 x 47.5; Sh. 42.2 x 54.5
Plate II from the suite Numero XXIV invenzioni teatrali … illustrating a nocturnal architectural design. Inscribed in the lower margin: Gasparo Galliari in:, et pinx: / Luigi Rados sculp:
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6** [Untitled] Rados, Luigi, etcher Galliari, Gaspare, designer 1803 1 print : aquatint, etching, brown ink. Im. 34 x 43.5; Sh. 36.9 x 51
Plate XI from the suite Numero XXIV invenzioni teatrali … showing a Gothic architectural set, possibly a prison in which a woman stabs herself, while a slain man lies on the ground, and two figures approach. Inscribed in the lower margin: Gaspare Galliari in, et pinx: / Luigi Rados sculp:
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7** [Luoghi sotterranei] Rados, Luigi, etcher Galliari, Gaspare, designer 1803 1 print : aquatint, etching, brown ink. Im. 34.3 x 43.1; Sh. 36.7 x 50.5
Plate XVI from the suite Numero XXIV invenzioni teatrali …illustrating a Gothic architectural design. Inscribed in the lower margin: Gaspare Galliari in:, et pinx: / L: Rados sculp:
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8** [Luoghi sotterranei] Rados, Luigi, etcher Galliari, Gaspare, designer 1803 1 print : aquatint, etching, brown ink. Im. 34.2 x 43.4; Pl. 38.5 x 48; Sh. 47.9 x 62.8
Plate XVI from the suite Numero XXIV invenzioni teatrali …showing a Gothic architectural design. Inscribed in the lower margin: Gaspare Galliari in:, et pinx: / L: Rados sculp:
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9** [Untitled] Rados, Luigi, etcher Galliari, Gaspare, designer 1803 1 print : aquatint, etching, black ink. Im. 34.5 x 43.5; Pl. 39 x 48; Sh. 40 x 49.2
Plate XX from the suite Numero XXIV invenzioni teatrali … showing a group of figures, probably a family, within an architectural setting suggesting the interior of a prison. Inscribed in the lower margin: G:re Galliari in:, et pinx: / L: Rados sculp:
Views, plans, and sections of theaters
Parma
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10** Bellonae ac mvsis teatrvm Rainvtivs Farn[e]sivs Parma, et Placenti dux IV castri V Avgvsta … MDCXVIII. Draghi, Carlo Vincenzo, draftsman Aleotti, Giambattista, architect [16--] 1 print : etching. Im. 67.7 x 77.5; Sh. 69.5 x 79.5
The print shows the proscenium and stage curtain of the Teatro Farnese in Parma, of which the construction was begun in 1618 under Ranuccio I Farnese. Inscribed in lower left corner: Carolus Virginius Dragus delin. Watermark: fleur-de-lis. Conditon: creases and binding tape on verso.
Ref. Gandolfi, V. Teatro farnese di Parma, fig. 168
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11** Plan général du grand théatre de Parme Patrini, Giuseppe, etcher Feneulle, Luigi Augusto, draftsman [ca. 1782] 1 print : etching. Im. 108.5 x 47.5; Full Sh. 112 x 51
The ground plan of the Teatro Farnese in Parma is inscribed: Levé et dessiné par L.A. Feneulle / Gravé par Joseph Patrini. The etching is printed on two sheets (52 x 51; 59.8 x 51). Ref. Gandolfi, V. Teatro Farnese di Parma, fig. 209
Prague
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12** Teatro e proscenio della festa teatrale intitolata Costanza e Fortezza rappresentata nel reale castello di Praga l'anno MDCCXXIII Birckhart, Anton, etcher Bibiena, Giuseppe Galli, designer [ca. 1723] 1 print : etching. Im. 48.8 x 83.6; Sh. 51 x 64
The theater and proscenium in the royal castle in Prague are represented with a production of Constanza e Fortezza. Inscribed within border of image: Giuseppe Galli Bibiena Primo Ingeniere et Architetto di Sua Maesta Cesarea. Inven: et del: / Birckart Sculp: Prag.
Ref.: Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek, Berlin, no. 4145
Verona
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13** Il nvovo teatro dell'Accademia filarmonica di Verona Zucchi, Francesco, etcher Avesani, Saverio, draftsman Galli Bibiena, Francesco, architect [ca. 1731] 1 print : etching. Im. 49.3 x 72.5; Pl. 50 x 73.3; Sh. 52.5 x 75.5
The print incorporates in a trompe l'œil layout views, sections, plans, a banderole, and a legend related to the Teatro filarmonico dell'Accademia of Verona (1715-1731), destroyed by fire in 1749. The sipario or theater curtain painted by Michelangelo Spada is also shown (tau. III).
Ref.: Architettura, scenografia, pittura di paesaggio, no. 168, fig. 146


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