[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