Item #37163 Calendar for the year 1883. Etching and drypoint. Giuseppe VERDI, - Rigoletto.

Calendar for the year 1883. Etching and drypoint

Paris: 1882.

320 x 412 mm. + wide margins. A proof, without background scenery. Signed by the artist in pencil at lower right margin, with "Etat" in pencil above signature. On laid paper.

A scene from Verdi's opera Rigoletto, with a calendar of saints days for 1883 flanking the stage.

Uniformly browned.

Béraldi: les Graveurs du XIXe Siècle, 1.

Victor Hugo's play, upon which the opera was based, was banned in France after its initial performance.

Item #37163

Price: $475.00  other currencies

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