Lot 389: Callas (Maria, 1923-1977)



2015-09-09 13:53:47

Lot 389: Callas (Maria, 1923-1977). An archive of photographs of the opera singer Maria Callas, circa 1950s-1970s, comprising one spiral-bound photograph album containing twenty-eight informal photos of Maria Callas at private parties in London in the early 1960s, each bearing the monogram FR to lower right corner and stamp to verso of F. Richter, 36 Kingscourt Road, Streatham, London, each 11.5 x 16cm (4.5 x 6.4ins), corner mounted, and another album containing three large press photographs of Callas (the title role of Carmen, Andrea Chenier, and Floria in Puccini's Tosca with Tito Gobbi, Covent Garden 1964), three press photographs of performances given in Scotland, and thirty-two postcard sized press photographs showing Callas in various roles, most captioned in the negative, corner mounted. (60) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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