Record number 06/2265
Author Beccega, Tommaso Carlo, 1852
TitleSull'Architettura Greco-Romana Applicata Alla Costruzione Del Teatro Moderno Italiano E Sulle Macchine Teatrali Saggio Di Tommaso Carlo Beccega Vicentino [epigraph]
ImprintVenezia: Dalla Tipografia Di Alvisopoli, M.DCCC.XVII.
Physical Description39, [1] p., 5 dble. pl.; 550 mm. (Folio).
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Prefazione - [Text] - Indice Delle Figure Incise Nelle Cinque Seguenti Tavole - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe text is in five sections: 1. on Solidità; 2. on Comodità (in general; in relation to entrances; for sight, seating, hearing; scenery; places adjoining the theatre); 3. on Beauty; [4.] Conclusion; [5.] on stage machinery.

The five double plates show: 1. Plan; 2. Upper plan; 3. Front and rear elevations; 4. Sections; 5. Sections and details.
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed as drawn and engraved by Ant. Bernatti.
SubjectArchitecture - Architecture details - Theatres - Public buildings - Stage machinery - Italy - History - 19th century
Plans - Elevations - Sections - Italy - 19th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century
ReproductionsA microfiche was published in 1988 (Urbana, Ill., USA: Leopoldo Cicognara Program at the University of Illinois Library).
ReferencesA study of theatre design was I. Mackintosh, Architecture, actor and audience (1993).
Binding Note19th-century marbled-papered boards; rebacked and recornered in 20th century; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Sull'Architettura Greco-Romana · Beccega'.
ProvenancePresented by the author; acknowledged RA Council Minutes, V, 432-33 (18 February 1818).
Contributors Bernatti, Antonio, 1792 - 1873, draughtsman, engraver
Alvisopoli, fl. ca. 1818 - 1833?, printer
Beccega, Tommaso Carlo, 1852, previous owner, donor
Tipografia di Alvisopoli. printer
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