Large lithographic portrait by the important Viennese artist Josef Kriehuber (1800-1876) of the composer seated, resting his hand on his chin and pensively gazing into the distance. Giacomo MEYERBEER.

Large lithographic portrait by the important Viennese artist Josef Kriehuber (1800-1876) of the composer seated, resting his hand on his chin and pensively gazing into the distance

Vienna: Pietro Mechetti qm Carlo, [ca. 1847]. Meyerbeer wears the ribbon of the Legion of Honor on his lapel. Signed and dated [1]847 in the stone by the artist. With the facsimile signature of the composer below the image. 390 x 250 mm. plus wide margins.

Edges slightly browned and ragged.

A very good impression of this well-known portrait.

Meyerbeer was the most frequently performed opera composer during the 19th century, linking Mozart and Wagner. Item #23244

Price: $1,100.00  other currencies

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