|Set design by Ferdinando Galli-Bibiena ca. 1710. The actual backdrop|
was in color and has, of course, long since disappeared.
|A set design in "ruins," Gaspare Galliari, ca. 1790|
|Today, we're left only to imagine theatrical scenes such as this by |
Gaspare Gallari, in brilliant color, mounting 30 to 40 feet above the
stage while measuring 50 or 60 feet into the wings.