[?Paris]: [ca. 1857]. Image size ca. 167 x 130 mm., sheet size 250 x 190 mm. Signature present but indecipherable, "1857" in pencil to blank upper left corner.
The George Verdak Collection
Browned; slightly creased; tears to lower edge and lower left area, not affecting image; laid down to mounting sheet.
Richard, a Russian dancer and wife of French ballet master Louis Mérante, was most prominent in Paris from 1857-1863, where she became the foremost interpreter of Giselle, performing at the Opéra under the name of Zina Richard. Item #29885
Price: $275.00 other currencies