Guilia Grisi.Desdemona. "Nè più ripeta l'aura [/] Dé misi lamenti it suin." [/] Otello. Atto.3.Sc.1
London, Published Jan.y. 1.st.1836 by J.Mitchell, Library 33, Old Bond Street._ a Paris, chez Rittner & Goupil, Boulevard Montmatre.
Lithograph. Proof. Sheet: 330 x 460mm, (13 x 18"). Some slight foxing in lower left side.
A portrait of the famous Italian opera singer Guilia Grisi (1811-1869) in the role of Desdemona from Rossini's opera Otello. Grisi was one of the leading sopranos of the 19th Century and performed all over the world. Grisi is depicted playing the harp and singing. From A. E. Chalon's 'Recollections of the Italian Opera 1835'.
[Ref: 35331] £360.00