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

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: 8 15/16 x 13 3/4 in. (22.7 x 35 cm)
plate: 11 1/8 x 15 9/16 in. (28.2 x 39.6 cm)
sheet: 13 7/8 x 20 in. (35.3 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.602.1(17)
Not on view
Inscription: Above image, on right: "5"
Below image, on left: "Schinkel del."; on right: "Thiele sc."; center: "Decoration zu der Oper: Die Zauberflöte, Act II, Scene VII."
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.