Costume Espagnol (Manola.)
Imp. Lith. de Cattier, rue de Lancry, 19.
Fine coloured lithograph. Printed area 375 x 240mm, 14¾ x 9½".
The costume of the Manola or Maja, lower-class Spanish women who dressed elaborately, exaggerating traditional Spanish dress. The style became the stereotypical foreign view of Spanish women, influencing the dress of Bizet's Carmen. Drawn by Joaquin Becquer (1805-41), a native of Seville.
[Ref: 25230] £140.00