Artist Eugenio N. Pianta, Italian
Printer Barozzi, Italian
Title
  • Album Commemorating the Opening of the Teatro Della Fenice 1837-38
Date 1838
Medium Lithographs printed in black on wove paper
Dimensions page size: 10 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.
27.6 x 37.4 cm
Credit Line Collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts
Accession Number 1991.15
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed On stone of each portrait, lower left: Eugo. Nape. Pianta dis.
Inscriptions On stone of each portrait, lower right: Venezia. I.R. pr. Lit. Barozzi; the name of each sitter is on stone of each portrait (see below in Remarks); in pencil, inside the front cover, upper right corner: L.F.V.; upper center of the front inside cover: Teatro della Fenice.; in pencil, top center margin of the first illustration (theater interior): La Fenice was burnt in 1836. Dec 12 night - Rebuilt & opened 1837 Jan. 30. It having taken only 7 months work to get ready says (T de V). (ECC).; In plate on the dedication page: DODICI PRINCIPALI ARTISTI / della Stagione / di Carnovale e Quadragesima 1837-38. / DEDICATI / Al Nobile Signor Cavaliere / T. NICOLO de KARAJAN / Dell' Arti belle Amatore e Cultore / In segno della pui sentita stima / da Eugenio Nape. Pianta / Venezia / Imp. R. Pr. Litogr. Barozzi, al ponte della Guerra N,, 522. / A. Magnaron scr. e inc.