Madame Vestris as Don Giovani

description below

In this collage a full-length image of a woman, identified as Miss Vestris: her head and neck, arms, and boots have been cut from an unidentifed print or prints while her costume and hat and their trimming are cut from satin cloth with additional decorated paper trimming. On the verso written in red ink, two poems: “The Snow Drop by Henry Neele” and “I Saw Thee Weep, Byron” transcribed in two columns.

  • Title: Madame Vestris as Don Giovani [art original] / H.A.S.
  • Production: [England], [ca. 1828?]

Catalog Record

Drawings C697 no. 3 Box D115

Acquired April 2021