Stipple with hand colour, rare with large margins. 300 x 210mm (11¾ x 8¼"), on Whatman paper. Paper lightly toned.
Ignaz Schuster (1779-1835 ), Austrian actor and composer in Viennese popular theatre. Here he is shown in drag acting the part of Catalina in his own work 'Die falsche Primadonna in Krähwinkel', premiered 1818. Krähwinkel is a fictitious small town, associated with narrow-minded and self-important provincial manners.
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