Vucetich Museum

By Italia Liberty

Costume chess game (1954) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Gnomes (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

On horseback (1962) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Inside the fascinating setting of the fourteenth-century Marostica castle, opposite the Piazza degli Scacchi, on the first floor there is a frescoed room in which to admire the works of the artist Mario Mirko Vucetich. The same author of the famous "Chess Game with living characters" that today, from the fifties, every two years, is staged in the central square of Marostica with a roaring scenography that involves public from all over the world.

Mirko Vucetich director (1940)Italia Liberty

The Chess Game of Marostica (1964)Italia Liberty

Vucetich Museum is synonymous with beauty, charm and history. The artist Mario Mirko Vucetich, in addition to ferrying the name of Marostica all over the world, creating a direction of an immortal show, taking care of every detail with passion and dedication (be it the button of a dress, the screw of a turret or the arrangement of a music), he managed to give an identity to the place by frescoing the halls of the castle, modeling terracotta portraits and designing buildings.In the castle it is possible to enjoy, in addition to the sculptures - the most famous Christ in terracotta -, the original drawings and clothes of the time of the first edition of the Chess Game, together with sketches watercolored on paper and manuscripts.

Costumes for '' The Chess Game '' by Marostica (1955) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Participants in the Chess Game of Marostica (1962) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

A journey back in time where to rediscover in an ancient site, steeped in history and legends, the beauty of the sculptures, drawings, frescoes and fabrics of the past of what is a great folkloric event recognized with the title of "National Excellence" and awarded "Heritage of Italy for tradition" by the former Minister of Tourism, Michela Vittoria Brambilla.

City of Marostica. Chess game in costume and living characters City of Marostica. Chess game in costume and living characters (1960) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

The Chess Game of Marostica (1956)Italia Liberty

The national association Italy Liberty which enhances and promotes the Vucetich Museum - together with the museums of the Disco d'Epoca, and Arte Povera in Sogliano al Rubicone, in addition to the first Museum of Liberty established in the beautiful country in Sarnico -, intends to accompany the visitor with the monograph “Mario Mirko Vucetich (1898-1975). Architecture, sculpture, painting, drawing ” written by Andrea Speziali for the Types of Silvana editorial.

Mirko on Horseback (1962)Italia Liberty

Participants in the Chess Game of Marostica (1962)Italia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Costumes for the '' Chess game '' of Marostica - I PADOVANI (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for the '' Chess game '' of Marostica - I PADOVANI (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for the '' Chess game '' of Marostica - BORGHIGIANI (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Costumes for the '' Chess game '' of Marostica - L'ARALDO MAGGIORE and GLI ANGARANO (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's 'Chess game' - TYPES OF WEAPONS AT AUCTION FOR MILITIA (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" - COATS and PLATES (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's '' Chess game '' - SHIELD (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's '' Chess game '' - HAIRSTYLES (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's '' Chess game '' - FLAGS (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Technical drawings for Marostica's "Chess game" (1957) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

The Chess Game of Marostica The Chess Game of Marostica (1955) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Chess game Chess game (1955) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

The Chess Game of Marostica The Chess Game of Marostica (1968) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Chess game Chess game (1955) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Chess game Chess game (1966) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Advertising poster of the Chess Game of Marostica Advertising poster of the Chess Game of Marostica (1958) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Sketch of the poster for Marostica's '' Chess game '' (1955) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Partita a Scacchi (1958) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Venice back (1957)Italia Liberty

Ex Altis Ad Altiora (1954) by Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

The animated chess game of Marostica (2014) by Mario Mario Mirko VucetichItalia Liberty

Advertising Match in Marostica Chess Advertising Match in Marostica Chess (1968)Italia Liberty

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The national cultural association ITALIA LIBERTY - Social Promotion Body - Thanks the whole team of the Museum, the Pozza-Breganze Collection for the works of art and the director Andrea Speziale of the erritendo Museo Vucetich.

www.italialiberty.it/museovucetich

Thanks to Nicolò Locatelli for the contribution of the written texts.

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