London: Leoni Lee & Coxhead, [ca. 1850].
Folio, 342 x 242 mm. Lithograph by J. Brandard, signed by the artist in the stone. Printed by M. & N. Hanhart. Depicting a young woman seated at the keyboard with a gentleman looking on and children in formal dress dancing.
Somewhat worn, soiled, and creased; tears to margins; laid down to mounting sheet. Contemporary signature to upper right corner faded, slightly cropped. Cover only.
John Brandard (1812-1863), an English lithographic artist, was a master of the illustrated sheet music cover, designing hundreds of title pages, primarily for ballets and operas.
Price: $50.00 other currencies