1899 Typogravure William Leftwich Dodge Art Lakme Opera Leo Delibes India TGO1



This is an original 1899 color typogravure of a painting by William de Leftwich Dodge that portrays priestess Lakmé and Gérald, a British army officer, in Act I, Scene X from Lakmé, an opera by Léo Delibes set in British India.


This 114+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Small crease - bottom.

  • Product Type: Original Typogravure; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 14 inches; 28 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of antique museum-quality photogravures and stunning color typogravures from 1899 of paintings by artists such as William de Leftwich Dodge, John Steeple Davis, Fred Leeke, and others of iconic scenes from operas such as, The Barber of Seville, Faust, Aida, Die Ring des Nibelungen, and several others. These rare elephant folio-sized images are ideal for framing and are highly collectible for Opera historians and aficionados.

This piece was illustrated by Dodge, William de Leftwich. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Stage, Costume, Theater

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