Lot 173
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CARUSO, ENRICO. FINE EARLY CABINET PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED AND INSCRIBED IN BROWN INK

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1,500 - 2,000 USD
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Description

  • Fine early cabinet photograph signed and inscribed in brown ink “Alla distinta Sigra Etta Costa-Zercoglio Oliver, quale ammiratrice delle arti belle, Enrico Caruso offre Genova 21/1/98”, showing the singer, three-quarter face, wearing a fur-trimmed jacket and elaborate tie
by Guigoni and Bossi of Milan; 6 1/2 x 4 inches, a little spotting, inscription a little faded in places

Catalogue Note

This photograph was signed in the year Caruso’s career took off. He performed in Giordano’s Fedora in Milan later in the year.
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