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Creator:
Marco Ricci, 1676–1729, Italian, active in Britain (1708–10; 1711–16)
Title:

Rehearsal of an opera

Date:
ca. 1709
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
18 1/4 × 22 3/4 inches (46.4 × 57.8 cm) and 24 3/4 × 29 1/4 inches (62.9 × 74.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.524
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal | art | bonnets (hats) | cello | chitarrone | dog (animal) | double bass | dresses | fan (costume accessory) | genre subject | harpsichord | instrumentalists | Italian | landscape | men | music | musical instruments | opera (discipline) | painting (visual work) | paintings | performance | performers | piano | singers | singing | soprano | violin | wigs | women
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Tofts, Catherine (d. 1756), singer
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1008
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