London, Published May 21st 1855, by J.Mitchell, Bookseller & Publisher to Her Majesty. 33 Old Bond S.t.
Mezzotint on steel. 510 x 340mm. Damp stain.
From Caldesi's 'Artists of the Italian Opera'. Sir Michael Costa (1808-1884) was the Musical Director. In 1855 Costa wrote the oratorio 'Eli'; Rossini's commented: 'The good Costa has sent me an oratorio score and a Stilton cheese. The cheese was very good'.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 1138] £240.00