The extraordinary collection of artworks and opera memorabilia of the Theater Museum at Teatro alla Scala, in three elegant illustrated volumes.
[The Theater Museum at Teatro alla Scala] The three volumes on the Theater Museum of Teatro alla Scala are part of the prestigious series of publications on Milan’s public art institutions.
Archaeological relics, paintings, sculptures and miniature portraits are presented in the first volume. The second shows a rare collection of ceramic, Neapolitan nativity scene figures, marionettes and puppets, musical instruments, posters and cinquecentine.
Set design is covered in the entire third volume, with an extraordinary anthology of sketches, models, drawings and figurines, etchings and reproductions.
The catalogue includes a general introduction with the history of the Museum; catalogue entries for all the works (origin, author, date, characteristics, measurements, media, etc.) and complete critical-aesthetic comment; bibliography and indices.