Guilia Grisi.Anna "....Cessa [/] A questa iniqua accusa [/] Mia dignitá riprendo, ed altamente [/] Di Smenton seduttor te_ Sire_io grido" [/] Anna Bolena. Atta 2. Sc.6.
London, Published Jan.y.1.st.1836 by J.Mitchell, Library 33, Old Bond Street._a Paris, chez Rittner & Goupil Boulevard Montmatre. Printed by Graf & Sons.
Lithograph. Sheet: 345 x 500mm, (13˝ x 19˝").
A full length portrait of Italian opera singer Guilia Grisi (1811-1869) in the role of Anna Bolena in Gaetano Donizetti's opera 'Anna Bolena' which was one of four operas he wrote based on the Tudor period of English History. Grisi stands, dressed in Tudor costume pointing accusingly to the left. From A.E.Chalon's 'Recollections of Italian Opera 1836'.
Harvard Vol II: P. 4-16.
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