Fine large bust-length portrait lithograph by Zéphirin Belliard (1798-?1857). Jaques Fromental HALÉVY.

Fine large bust-length portrait lithograph by Zéphirin Belliard (1798-?1857)

Paris: Lith. de Grégoire et Deneux, [1843-1851]. The composer is depicted in formal dress holding a quill pen poised over a leaf of blank music manuscript paper. "F. Halévy" printed to foot of image. 292 x 355 mm.

Minor browning to edges.

A fine impression on wove paper with large margins.

Published in the series "Célébrités contemporaines."

A French composer, teacher and writer on music, Halévy was a pupil of both Cherubini and Méhul. His pupils at the Conservatoire included Gounod, Bizet, Lecocq and Saint-Saëns. Of Jewish parentage, his first serious grand opera, La Juive, became the greatest success of his career. Item #23265

Price: $800.00  other currencies

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