Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
A portrait of Italian tenor Mécène Marié de l'Isle (1811-79). His career began in the chorus of the Opéra-Comique in Paris, and in 1840 he played Tonio in the world premiere of Donizetti’s 'La fille du régiment'. His daughter Célestine Galli-Marié played Carmen at the premiere of Bizet's opera. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
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