Mozart &
Material Culture

Souvenirs

Viale Vaticano. Constructed during the papacy of Sixtus IX between 1473 and 1481 and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo. 

Francesco Barbazza, Veduta della capella sistina (engraving, late eighteenth century)

Francesco Barbazza, Veduta della capella sistina (engraving, late eighteenth century)


Mozart Relevance

Mozart and his father visited the Sistine Chapel on 11 or 12 April 1770, and again the following day, at which time Mozart made a copy of Giorgio Allegri's Miserere.

Date 1
1770-04-11
Location
Rome
Date (Mozart)
1770-04-11
Location (Mozart)
Rome