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Design for the Opera: The Magic Flute, Act II, Scene XXVIII

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 5/16 x 14 1/2 in. (23.7 x 36.9 cm) plate: 11 3/16 x 15 3/4 in. (28.4 x 40 cm) sheet: 13 7/16 x 19 13/16 in. (34.2 x 50.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.602.1(19)
Not on view
Inscription: Above image, on right: "7". The printed number "7" is crossed out in graphite and the number "19" is written.
Below image, on left: "Schinkel del."; on right: "Thiele sc."; center: "Decoration zu der Oper: Die Zauberflöte, Act II, Scene XXVIII."
Lower right: "Berlin, bei L.W. Wittich."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 4, 2011–June 12, 2011.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 19, 2015–June 22, 2015.

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