Mezzotint, rare. Sheet 380 x 265mm (15 x 10½"). Trimmed within plate, two holes in image, laid on card, some surface wear.
Henrietta Sontag (1806-1854), German operatic soprano of great international renown, here in 'Die Freischutz' by Carl Maria von Weber. Sontag sang with various companies including the Paris Italian Opera and was often referred to as 'the Nightingale of the North'.
Whitman 269. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Harvard IV p.89; 48.
[Ref: 34377] £220.00