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Print - La Tosca

La Tosca

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1887 (performed)
    c.1887 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.66-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print portrait of Sarah Bernhardt in a production of La Tosca, at Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, 1887.

The performance in Paris would run for over 200 performances, and Bernhardt would take the performance to the Lyceum in 1888, which formed part Bernhardt's world tour which saw her visit South America, Europe, North America and Australia.

Physical description

Print portrait of Sarah Bernhardt in a production of La Tosca, at Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, 1887. The full length portrait shows Bernhardt as La Tosca, wearing a floral embroidered light coloured dress. She has her left hand resting on a table, holding a bouquet of flowers, behind her is a poster advertising her performance in Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1887 (performed)
c.1887 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

"La Tosca" (Act ii.).

Dimensions

Height: 12.0 cm, Width: 8.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print portrait of Sarah Bernhardt in a production of La Tosca, at Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, 1887

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Card

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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