Eighteenth-Century Scenic and Architectural Design: Drawings by the Galli Bibiena Family

On View: 
Tuesday, September 25, 1990 to Sunday, December 30, 1990

The Galli Bibiena family dominated theater production in Europe from the late seventeenth to the late eighteenth century. This exhibition showcases the family's architectural and theatrical designs—notably the work of Francesco Galli Bibiena and his son, Giovanni Carlo Galli Bibiena—through drawings, engravings, books, and manuscripts.

The majority of the objects on display are on loan from the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga and the Academia Nacional de Belas-Artes, both in Lisbon.