Portrait etching and stipple engraving by Luigi Rados (1773-1840) after Giovanni Battista Bosio (1764-1827). Antonio SACCHINI.

Portrait etching and stipple engraving by Luigi Rados (1773-1840) after Giovanni Battista Bosio (1764-1827)

[Milan]: [Batelli & Fanfani], [1818]. 220 x 155 mm. Sacchini is depicted full-length, seated at a keyboard instrument with pedals, a book of music in his left hand, his right on the keyboard.

Arrigoni & Bertarelli 3950.

Sacchini was a leading figure in late 18th century opera. "In 1770 Burney considered him one of the four greatest composers of Italy, along with Jommelli, Galuppi and Piccinni... A critic of the next generation, Giuseppe Carpani, hailed Sacchini as the world's greatest melodist." David DiChiera and Joyce Johnson Robinson in Grove online. Item #22772

Price: $475.00  other currencies

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