Stone engraving by Théodore Maurisser (fl. 1834-1859) after the sculpture by Jean-Pierre Danton Jeune (1800-1869)

A full-length caricature of Berton in profile standing on a square block dressed in a long coat with musical notation to lapel and edge, hat in hand. Image size 180 x 50 mm., sheet size 260 x 170 mm.

Slightly foxed; upper left corner of blank margin torn away. A very good impression on wove paper.

A French composer, violinist, teacher and writer, Berton was musical director at the Théâtre de l’Impératrice (Opera Buffa) from 1807 to 1810 and chorus master at the Opéra from 1810 to 1815. Item #23226

Price: $475.00  other currencies

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