Lithograph with gold-leaf floral border, on album page. 286 x 222mm. 11¼ x 8¾". Time stained, some scuffing.
Sophie Crüwell, Viscountess Vigier, stage name Sophie Cruvelli (1826-1907) was a German opera singer. She was a dramatic soprano who had a brief but successful public career in London and Paris. She was known as a tragedienne and both Verdi and Meyerbeer created operatic roles with the intention that she should first perform them.
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