Half-length portrait engraving of this Alsatian composer, teacher and choral director, aged 57, by Jacob van den Heyden. Christoph Thomas WALLISER.

Half-length portrait engraving of this Alsatian composer, teacher and choral director, aged 57, by Jacob van den Heyden

1625. 167 x 99 mm.

Slightly browned and spotted.

Apparently done from life according to a note in the plate: "Iacob ab Heydé Sculpsit ad Vivum."

Reproduced in MGG Vol. 14 col. 174.

"Walliser’s several musical appointments and his compositions show him to have been the most important musician in Strasbourg during the period 1600–50. In addition, the wide dispersion of his works attests to his reputation elsewhere." Clyde William Young and Édith Weber in Grove online. Item #22297

Price: $300.00  other currencies

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