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1989/1990 production of Béatrice et Bénédict in London
conducted by Mark Elder





This painting, reproduced in the booklet, is entitled "The Decameron" by F. X. Winterhalter and dates ca 1837. The painting was exhibited at the Paris salon in 1837. A draft scenario of Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict alludes to this painting in his description of the opening scene.


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