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Milan Collection

Background imageMilan Collection: Maria Callas in Dior

Maria Callas in Dior
Maria Callas (1923-1977), American opera singer of Greek parentage pictured in the sitting room of her Milan home wearing a Christian Dior evening gown in floral print. Date: 1958

Background imageMilan Collection: PELLIZZA DA VOLPEDO, Giuseppe (1868-1901). The

PELLIZZA DA VOLPEDO, Giuseppe (1868-1901). The

Background imageMilan Collection: FARUFFINI, Federico (1831-1879). The Reader

FARUFFINI, Federico (1831-1879). The Reader. 1864-1865. Oil on canvas. ITALY. Milan. Galleria d Arte Moderna (Gallery of Modern Art)

Background imageMilan Collection: Poster, Iso Scooter

Poster, Iso Scooter, 150cc, design by F Mosca. circa 1959

Background imageMilan Collection: Red kite, Milvus milvus

Red kite, Milvus milvus. Handcoloured engraving by Fournier after an illustration by Edouard Travies from Charles d Orbignys Dictionnaire Universel d Histoire Naturelle (Dictionary of Natural History)

Background imageMilan Collection: MANTEGNA, Andrea (1431-1506). The Lamentation

MANTEGNA, Andrea (1431-1506). The Lamentation over the Dead Christ. ca. 1490. Renaissance art. Quattrocento. Tempera. ITALY. Milan. Pinacotheca of Brera

Background imageMilan Collection: CARAVAGGIO, Michelangelo Merisi da (1573-1610)

CARAVAGGIO, Michelangelo Merisi da (1573-1610). Supper at Emmaus. 1606. Baroque art. Oil on canvas. ITALY. Milan. Pinacotheca of Brera

Background imageMilan Collection: Sophie Blanchard in balloon ascent, Milan

Sophie Blanchard in balloon ascent, Milan
Sophie Blanchard (1778-1819), famous French aeronaut, in a night-time balloon ascent performed in Milan, Italy, in the presence of Napoleon, to mark his 42nd birthday. 15 August 1811

Background imageMilan Collection: PELLIZZA DA VOLPEDO, Giuseppe (1868-1901). The

PELLIZZA DA VOLPEDO, Giuseppe (1868-1901). The Fourth Estate. 1901. Central detail. Naturalism. Oil on canvas. ITALY. Milan. Pinacotheca of Brera

Background imageMilan Collection: Verdi / Rigoletto / Liebig2

Verdi / Rigoletto / Liebig2
La Scala, Milano, and a scene from the opera which was actually first performed at La Fenice, Venezia

Background imageMilan Collection: Puccini Mascagni Franche

Puccini Mascagni Franche
GIACOMO PUCCINI with Mascagni (left) and Franchetti (centre) at Milan in 1893

Background imageMilan Collection: Battle of Waterloo (18th June 1815). Napoleon s

Battle of Waterloo (18th June 1815). Napoleon s
" Battle of Waterloo (18th June 1815). Napoleons flight. Litography. ITALY. Milan. Civica Raccolta delle Stampe " Achille Bertarelli" (Achille Bertarelli collection of prints)."

Background imageMilan Collection: 1st International Aircraft Exhibition Poster

1st International Aircraft Exhibition Poster, 12-28th October 1935 Milan Sample Fair. Showing a group of eagles watching a plane speeding past. 1935

Background imageMilan Collection: Constantine the Great. Roman Emperor from 306-337. Constanti

Constantine the Great. Roman Emperor from 306-337. Constanti
Constantine the Great (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus) (272-337). Roman Emperor from 306-337. Know for being the first roman emperor to convert to christianity

Background imageMilan Collection: Leonardesque model. Trench-digging machine. Model. Technolog

Leonardesque model. Trench-digging machine. Model. Technolog
Leonardesque model. Trench-digging machine. Drawing of a digger for excavating trenches or channels. Manuscript L, sheet 76v, 1497-1502. Model. The science and Technology Museum Leonardo da Vinci

Background imageMilan Collection: Italy. Milan. La Scala by night. Opera house. Inagurated in

Italy. Milan. La Scala by night. Opera house. Inagurated in 1778. Built by Giuseppe Piermarini (1734-1808)

Background imageMilan Collection: Clarinet

Clarinet. ITALY. LOMBARDY. Milan. Museum of Musical Instruments

Background imageMilan Collection: Man and woman of the Mani or Maina peninsula, Greece

Man and woman of the Mani or Maina peninsula, Greece. Illustration from Francois Pouquevilles Travels through More, Albania and several other parts of the Ottoman Empire, 1805

Background imageMilan Collection: Milan Royal Palace. Engraving. ITALY. Milan

Milan Royal Palace. Engraving. ITALY. Milan
" Milan Royal Palace. Engraving. ITALY. Milan. Civica Raccolta delle Stampe " Achille Bertarelli" (Achille Bertarelli collection of prints)."

Background imageMilan Collection: Michelangelo (1475-1564). Rondanini Piet஠1555-1564

Michelangelo (1475-1564). Rondanini Piet஠1555-1564
Michelangelo (1475-1564). Rondanini Piet஠ 1555-1564. ITALY. Milan. Sforzesco Palace. Renaissance art. Cinquecento. Sculpture on marble

Background imageMilan Collection: Poster advertising French railways

Poster advertising French railways, showing the route of the Chemins de Fer de l Est between London in the north west to Milan in the south east, calling at various destinations on the way

Background imageMilan Collection: Khakas or Khakass shamans from Saygachi, near

Khakas or Khakass shamans from Saygachi, near Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. They wear helmets decorated with antlers, leather dresses covered with animal bones and hold sacred drums

Background imageMilan Collection: Outrigger canoe of Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Outrigger canoe of Easter Island (Rapa Nui). Illustration by Blondela from Jean Francois Laperouses Voyage. Copperplate engraving by Dell Acqua handcoloured Lazaretti from Giovanni Battista Sonzognos

Background imageMilan Collection: Milan Cathedral (Detail)

Milan Cathedral (Detail)
Part of Milan Cathdedral, Italy. Dating from the 1380s, it was built by many different architects and was completed in the 19th century. Date: 1930s

Background imageMilan Collection: Milan Cathedral / Street

Milan Cathedral / Street
Frontal view of the cathedral with busy street scene in the forecourt

Background imageMilan Collection: Saint Ambrose Thevet

Saint Ambrose Thevet
SAINT AMBROSE Bishop of Milan

Background imageMilan Collection: L ELISIR D AMORE 1929

L ELISIR D AMORE 1929
L ELISIR D AMORE 1. Schipa & Saraceni 2. Act 1 Scene 2 at La Scala, Milan, Italy

Background imageMilan Collection: Jesus Christ mosaic over door, San Babila Church, Milan

Jesus Christ mosaic over door, San Babila Church, Milan
Mosaic panel over the main entrance door to the San Babila Church in Milan - once considered the third most important in the city after the Duomo and the Basilica di Sant Ambrogio

Background imageMilan Collection: The Arena Civica built in 1807 in Milan, Italy

The Arena Civica built in 1807 in Milan, Italy. Designed by the neo-classical architect Luigi Canonica. Arena di Milano. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Giarre Jr

Background imageMilan Collection: View of the 14th century Gothic Milan Cathedral

View of the 14th century Gothic Milan Cathedral
View of Milan Cathedral, Gothic church built from 1386 by architects Simone da Orsenigo and Nicolas de Bonaventure. Duomo di Milano

Background imageMilan Collection: Ludovico Sforza and wife Beatrice d Este, 15th century

Ludovico Sforza and wife Beatrice d Este, 15th century
Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, 1452-1508, and wife Beatrice d Este, Duchess of Bari, 1475-1497. With their children Massimiliano and Francois

Background imageMilan Collection: Podestas or Mayors of Milan, 13th / 14th century

Podestas or Mayors of Milan, 13th / 14th century
Equestrian statue of Oldrado da Tresseno, Podesta or Mayor of Milan, 13th century. Grave effigy of Mafiolo Visconti, Podesta of Milan, brother of Matteo I Visconti, 14th century

Background imageMilan Collection: Facade of St. Marks Basilica, Venice, 1823

Facade of St. Marks Basilica, Venice, 1823. Facciata di S. Marco in Venezia. After Seroux d Agincourts Architecture, 1823

Background imageMilan Collection: Kyrgyz women in traditional costume

Kyrgyz women in traditional costume. Illustration from Peter Simon Pallas Travels through the southern provinces of the Russia Empire, 1812

Background imageMilan Collection: Mohammad Karim Khan Zand or Karim Han, founder

Mohammad Karim Khan Zand or Karim Han, founder of the Zand Dynasty, 1705-1779. Illustration from Guillaume-Antoine Oliviers Travels in the Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Persia, 1801

Background imageMilan Collection: Tatars or Tartars in traditional costume

Tatars or Tartars in traditional costume. Illustration from Andrew Swintons Travels into Norway, Denmark and Russia, 1792

Background imageMilan Collection: Man and woman of the Morea Eyalet, the Peloponnese, Greece

Man and woman of the Morea Eyalet, the Peloponnese, Greece. Illustration from Francois Pouquevilles Travels through More, Albania and several other parts of the Ottoman Empire, 1805

Background imageMilan Collection: Hursid Ahmed Pasha (died 1822), Ottoman governor

Hursid Ahmed Pasha (died 1822), Ottoman governor
Hursid Ahmed Pasha (died 1822), Ottoman general and governor of the Morea Eyalet (the Peloponnese). Illustration from Francois Pouquevilles Travels through More

Background imageMilan Collection: Valentina Visconti, Valentine de Milan, Duchess

Valentina Visconti, Valentine de Milan, Duchess of Orleans, 1371-1408. Handcoloured lithograph by Leopold Massard after a sculpture on her tomb in the convent of the Celestines in Paris in Roger de

Background imageMilan Collection: Milan

Milan

Background imageMilan Collection: Sportavia-Putzer SFS-31 Milan D-KORO

Sportavia-Putzer SFS-31 Milan D-KORO (msn 6601), Sportavia who build the Fourniers in West Germany, collaborated with Scheibe to produce the SFS-31 Milan

Background imageMilan Collection: Salo, Province of Brescia - Street Scene - Borromeo Statue

Salo, Province of Brescia - Street Scene - Borromeo Statue
Salo, Province of Brescia, on the shore of the Lago di Garda, Italy. Statue of Charles Borromeo, the Archbishop of Milan (1564 to 1584) and a cardinal of the Catholic Church

Background imageMilan Collection: Rare Italia Navigazione brass framed agent's calendar

Rare Italia Navigazione brass framed agent's calendar made by Cesona and Co. of Milan. 9.5 x 13.5 inches

Background imageMilan Collection: Luis de Requesens y Zuniga (1528-1576). Spanish military

Luis de Requesens y Zuniga (1528-1576). Spanish military, poltician and diplomat. Governor of the Duchy of Milan (1572-1573) and the Netherlands (1573-1576). Portrait, detail. Illustration by Llanta

Background imageMilan Collection: Art deco lady with handbag, long coat and high heels

Art deco lady with handbag, long coat and high heels
Italian artist Umberto Brunelleschi was born in 1879 and died in 1949. He lived for many years in Paris working as a caricature cartoonist

Background imageMilan Collection: Church of San Satiro, Milan, Baptistry and Bell Tower

Church of San Satiro, Milan, Baptistry and Bell Tower
This Italian Renaissance church was built in the 1400s. Date: circa 1920

Background imageMilan Collection: 19th Century Albert Keller Capitalism Capitalist

19th Century Albert Keller Capitalism Capitalist
19th, century, Albert, Keller, capitalism, capitalist, ceremony, colored, cremation, crematorium, crematory, death, engraving, fire, hat, high, society, incinerate, incineration, italian, Italy, men

Background imageMilan Collection: Meistersinger in Milano

Meistersinger in Milano
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg at La Scala, Milan - the final scene. Date: 1890



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