Scene design for Zelmira

Maker and role
Artist: Pasquale Canna, Italian, 1790-1874
Year
ca. 1832

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Media/materials
Lithograph with hand-coloring
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2004.26.9
Object type
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Opera by Gioachino Rossini.Opera by Gioachino Rossini. Produced at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, 1832.
Further information
Rossini's opera takes place on the ancient Greek island of Lesbos. To protect her father, the king, from enemies, Zelmira hides him in a royal mausoleum. Paquale Canna's depicts it in a mixture of Greek, Roman, and neo-classical styles.

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