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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:

    Colour print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.68-2017

  • 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. Her Lyceum season formed part of her world tour, visiting 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 lenth portrait shows Bernhardt as La Tosca, wearing a floral embroidered light pink dress. She is wearing a green hat, has a green belt and shawl and is holding flowers in her left hand. She is standing in profile holding a can in her right hand.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1887 (performed)
c.1887 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

La Tosca
Sarah Bernhardt
(1r Costume)

Dimensions

Height: 29.8 cm, Width: 21.2 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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