Gioacchino Antonio Rossini Postcard
Nadar ( Gaspar-Felix Tournachon )
This modern postcard is a reproduction of a black and white salted paper print done in 1856 by French photographer Nadar (1820-1910) of the famous Italian composer Gioacchino Antonio Rossini ( 1792-1868)
He was best known for the 39 operas he wrote, but also wrote instrumental pieces and religious music.
He was considered the most popular opera composer until he retired in 1829. The Rossini Festival is held yearly in Knoxville, Tennessee in his honor.
The postcard was published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in 1995.
Postcard Condition: Mint
Postcard Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Postcard Size: 4 1/4 by 6 inches (10.75 x 15.25 cm).