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Design for the Opera: The Magic Flute, Act I, Scene I

Artist:
Karl Friedrich Thiele (German, 1780–1836)
Artist:
After Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German, Neuruppin 1781–1841 Berlin)
Date:
1847–49
Medium:
Aquatint printed in color and hand colored
Dimensions:
image: 9 7/16 x 14 1/2 in. (23.9 x 36.8 cm) plate: 11 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (28.5 x 40 cm) sheet: 14 x 20 3/8 in. (35.5 x 51.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.602.1(13)
Not on view
Inscription: Above image, on right: "1"
Below image, on left: "Schinkel del."; on right: "Thiele sc."; center: "Decoration zu der Oper: Die Zauberflöte, Act I, Scene I."
Lower right: "Berlin, bei L.W. Wittich."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 19, 2015–June 22, 2015.

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