- Museum number
- Object: Théodora la Frascatana
A young woman shown three-quarters length seated to left, head turned and glancing towards the viewer, holding a semi-furled fan between both hands in her lap, wearing mediterranean 19th century dress, a gown with apron, shawl, tabs at her shoulders and a flat headdress wtih a veil falling down her back; after Rubio.
Hand-coloured mezzotint with etching
- Production date
- 1844-1867 (circa)
Height: 461 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 346 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- Possibly connected with Leonardo Leo's comic opera 'Amor vuol sofferenze', better known as 'La Finta Frascatana'.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: La Finta Frascatana (?)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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