Photogravure. Platemark: 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼").
A portrait of Italian Romantic composer Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1813 - 1901). Verdi is considered, with Richard Wagner, the leading opera composer of the 19th century.Verdi dominated the Italian opera scene after the eras of Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini. After an image by French photographer Ferdinand Mulnier (1817-91). Maclure, Macdonald & Co. were, in Victorian times, 'Ornamental Printers to the Queen'. They invented a power-driven lithographic printing press in 1853.
[Ref: 37002] £140.00