• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 255

    English School, 19th Century

    Study of Jenny Lind (1820-1887) on stage in a blue and yellow dress; and Jenny Lind in a red and yellow peasant's costume, with a tambourine in hand

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    English School, 19th Century
    Study of Jenny Lind (1820-1887) on stage in a blue and yellow dress; and Jenny Lind in a red and yellow peasant's costume, with a tambourine in hand
    the first inscribed 'Jenny Lind' (lower right) and indistinctly inscribed 'Vulka' (lower left); the second inscribed 'Jenny Lind' (lower left) and further inscribed 'Vulka' (lower right)
    pencil and pastel on buff paper
    12¼ x 8 5/8 in. (31.1 x 21.9 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Jenny Lind (1820-1887) was a celebrated Swedish opera singer who performed all over Europe and staged a series of 150 concerts in America and Cuba in the early 1850s. She settled in England from 1858 until her death, and is honoured with a plaque in Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey.

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