Finely-drawn lithographic group portrait of 10 major 19th century composers by the notable portrait artist Nicholas-Eustache Maurin (1799-1850). COMPOSERS - 19th Century Lithograph.

Finely-drawn lithographic group portrait of 10 major 19th century composers by the notable portrait artist Nicholas-Eustache Maurin (1799-1850)

[Paris]: Lith. de Grégoire et Deneux, [ca. 1844].

Large oblong folio. Sheet size 568 x 805 mm. (21-5/8" x 28"). Titled "Galerie de la Gazette Musicale No. 3. Compositeurs dramatiques modernes" and signed by the artist in the stone.

The subjects are presented in two rows, one seated and one standing, and are numbered, as follows:
1. Halévy
2. Meyerbeer
3. Spontini
4. Rossini
5. Berlioz
6. Donizetti
7. Onslow
8. Auber
9. Mendelssohn
10. Berton

Some archival repairs. In very good, clean condition overall.

Rare. Issued as a gift to subscribers to the Parisian journal "Revue et Gazette Musicale." Braam: The Portraits of Hector Berlioz, 19A.

Item #36733

Price: $3,000.00  other currencies