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Signed sepia photographic print of bass Edouard de Reszke as Frère Laurent in 'Roméo et Juliette'

Collection: Lady de Grey Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/GRE/1/058
Date: 1889
Date notes: Print dated from inscription.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 sepia photographic print
Scope and content: Three-quarter-length portrait of de Reszke seated, wearing a priest's cloak over a light coloured robe, and holding a book in one hand. In black ink across the cardboard mount, he has written: 'A Mme La Comtesse de Grey, souvenir de son bien devoué [sic] Frère Laurent, Londres 1889.' Lady de Grey's label reads: 'Edouard de Reszke, the perfect Frère Laurent'. The photographic studio is Benque & Co., 33 Rue Boissy d'Anglas, Paris. The photograph was originally in album volume 1, page 45 (centre left).
Creator: Benque and Co.
Language: French; English
Dimensions: visible image (exclu: (excluding photographer's label) height 200 mm; visible image: width 128 mm; label: height 30 mm; label: width 149 mm
Copyright: Copies are available subject to the conditions of the originals and copyright restrictions.
Condition: Good. Some foxing.
Alternative number: ROH copy negative and print: DUB 2182
Related work: Roméo et Juliette