|Madrid: Teatro del Príncipe|
Country: Spain (España)
Location: Calle del Príncipe 25
[1st theatre on the site opened 21 Sep 1583 as "Corral de la Pacheca", later known as "Corral de Comedias del Príncipe". Ca. 1745 demolished in favour of a new theatre.]
Built 1745 as "Teatro del Príncipe" by Giovanni Battista Sacchetti. Mainly used for drama performances. 763 seats. Destroyed by a fire in 1802.
[1802-1807 a new theatre was built on the site by Juan de Villanueva. 1849 re-named "Teatro Español". 1887 demolished in favour of a new "Teatro Español" building.]
Picture: Masked Ball for Don Carlos (the later King Charles IV.) and his bride Maria Luisa of Parma, 1767 (left: audiutorium, right: lowered staged framed by stage sets mirroring the auditorium design)|
Front Text: "Baile en Mascara"
Reverse Text: "Luis Paret y Alcázar (1746-1799) - Maskenball im Teatro del Principe in Madrid, 1767, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid"
Publisher: Haus der Kunst, München; Theatrum Mundi 2003
Type: modern postcard reproduction of an old painting
|Permanent link: http://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/355|