Loading

Upright piano body

Achille Merico1885

Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

Sketches still present in the Bagatti Valsecchi archives show the intent to fit the upright piano (whose mechanism, of the French type, was constructed in the second half of the 19th century) into a case that integrated with the carving on the late 16th century wood panelling. Probably purchased by the brothers Fausto and Giuseppe at the end of the 19th century, the piano--an important feature in every upper class home of the day--is still displayed--as are all other objects in the museum--in its original place, thus contributing to the authentic "time capsule" ambiance.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Upright piano body
  • Date: 1885
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • cabinetmaker: Achille Merico
  • Physical Dimensions: w143.5 x h177.6 x d74.8 cm (without feet)
  • Bibliography: Tiziano Rizzi, "n. 278. Mobile pianoforte"
  • Provenance: The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum owns all rights to text and images. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. For all other uses of the images, please contact the museum, thank you.
  • Type: furniture
  • Rights: The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum owns all rights to text, images and videos. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. For all other uses, please contact the Museum, thank you.

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile