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Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus) (1776-1822) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Music -- Cartoons

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MUSIC-Car
Fictitious characters
Musicians -- Caricatures and cartoons
Content : Printed on image: "An imaginary and fantastic character introduced in various novels and sketches by E.T.A. Hoffman, impersonating a true musician devoted to the highest ideals in conflict with the banale and frivolous world and ending in insanity. This sketch is by Hoffman himself, showing Kreisler amusing himself blowing soap-bubbles, seeming to say : 'What is the world after all, but a soap-bubble?'" Includes additional text.

Source note: Famous composers and their works. (Boston : Millet, 1891) Paine, John Knowles (1839-1906), Editor. Thomas, Theodore (1835-1905), Editor.
Physical Description
Form: Line photoengravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 11.8 x 8.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1965467
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17931203
Barcode : 33333159448469
UUID: d3d24cd0-c557-012f-a1a5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Creator Born
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 1891: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Kapellmeister Kreisler." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-3978-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Kapellmeister Kreisler." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-3978-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1891). Kapellmeister Kreisler. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-3978-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Kapellmeister Kreisler.