Je donnerais trois operas pour avoir fait votre romance from the series Ce Qu'on Dit et Ce Qu'on Pense. Lithograph by Jean-Gabriel Scheffer depicting Rossini standing next to a piano in a salon speaking to a young man, a cello leaning against the keyboard. Gioachino ROSSINI.

Je donnerais trois operas pour avoir fait votre romance from the series Ce Qu'on Dit et Ce Qu'on Pense. Lithograph by Jean-Gabriel Scheffer depicting Rossini standing next to a piano in a salon speaking to a young man, a cello leaning against the keyboard

[Paris]: Gihaut frères, [ca. 1830]. 177 x 152 mm. + margins. Signed in the stone with the artist's initials. With a printed musical quotation from La Cenerentola, Act I, Scene 2, Don magnifico's cavatina "Un Somaro, ma sollene" ("An ass, but attractive"), illustrating what Rossini "thinks." On wove paper. A strong impression.

Slightly browned and foxed at edges; small tear repaired at lower edge; remnants of hinges to upper corners of verso.

Béraldi: Les Graveurs du XIXe Siècle (Paris, 1885-1892) XII p. 17.

Scheffer (1797-1876) was a Swiss artist. Item #27483

Price: $385.00  other currencies

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