Berlin_Verlag von Goupil & C.ie Publié par Goupil & C.ie le 1.er 8.bre 1858 Paris_London. New-York_Published by M, Knoedler. [Publisher's blindstamp below title:] Goupil & Co. Editeurs a Paris.
Lithograph on india. Sheet 489 x 634mm. 19¼ x 25". Some light scuffing and soiling in the margins. Small tears in the upper margins.
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music He had a lasting influence on the development of church music and his work is often seen as the culmination of Renaissance polyphony. He sits holding his viol and one hand on a large score of compositions. He is discussing his art with pupils or friends.
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