Slideshow from Giovanni Pacini's opera The Last Day of Pompeii

View Alessandro Sanquirico's designs for the sets and costumes of Giovanni Pacini's The Last Day of Pompeii, performed at La Scala, Milan, in 1827.

Entrance to Pompeii from the Nolan Gate, designed by Alessandro Sanquirico, engraved by Carlo Sanquirico
Forum of Pompeii Decorated for a Festival Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Angelo Biasioli
Inside the Basilica at Pompeii Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Aluisetti Colored by Angeli
Entrance to the Amphitheater Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Carlo Sanquirico
Garden of the House of Diomedes near the Walls of Pompeii Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico
Underground Chamber for the Punishment of Criminals [The Eruption of Vesuvius] Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Carlo Sanquirico
Costumes
  • Atrium of the House of Sallust, designed by Alessandro Sanquirico
  • Entrance to Pompeii from the Nolan Gate, designed by Alessandro Sanquirico, engraved by Carlo Sanquirico
  • Forum of Pompeii Decorated for a Festival Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Angelo Biasioli
  • Inside the Basilica at Pompeii Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Aluisetti Colored by Angeli
  • Entrance to the Amphitheater Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Carlo Sanquirico
  • Garden of the House of Diomedes near the Walls of Pompeii Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico
  • Underground Chamber for the Punishment of Criminals [The Eruption of Vesuvius] Designed by Alessandro Sanquirico Engraved by Carlo Sanquirico
  • Costumes