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The Florentine sculptor who inspired Berlioz’s 1838 opera, Benvenuto Cellini
This early 20th century postcard was published in La Côte Saint André. The original oil on canvas portrait by Paul Siffert was painted in 1907 after another painting of 1832 by Émile Signol. The 1830 date on the postcard is wrong.
The original 1845 lithograph reproduced on this postcard is by August Prinzhofer; it is in the Musée Hector Berlioz in La Côte Saint-André.
This is a reproduction of Courbet’s portrait of Berlioz, painted in 1850. The original portrait is in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
This 1983 postcard was published in Besançon, France. The
postmark on the card and the stamp commemorates the Exposition
Internationale de Philatelie Musicale 3-4 September 1983. The original portrait was drawn by Charles Baugniet during Berlioz’s second visit to London
This postcard was published in Paris in 1989; it is in our own collection. The original photograph was published by Mayer frères in April 1854.
This postcard was published in 1920 in Britain. The original photograph was taken by Pierre Petit in 1863.
This early 20th century postcard was published in La Côte Saint André. The date of the original photo by Pierre Petit is 1863, not 1850 as stated on the card. (See also previous card.)
This is an early 20th century postcard; the original photograph by Karl Reutlinger was taken before 15 August 1864.
This postcard was published around 1910.
A 1900 Art Nouveau postcard
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