The Modern Orpheus,Opera House - June 3rd 1831. Sketches of the Musical World No.1, to be continued.
Lithograph, sheet 355 x 295mm. 14 x 11½". Corners cut; small tears.
Niccolo Paganini, Italian violinist whose virtuosity became a legend (1782-1840). Among the few compositions published during his lifetime are the 24 caprices for violin that were adapted for piano by both Schumann and Liszt. A pianist and double bassist are among his admirers at this performance. Publisher's blindstamp below inscription.
[Ref: 16897] £280.00