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

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Music -- Cartoons

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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
Line photoengravings
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3d24cd0-c557-012f-a1a5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Creator Born
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 1891: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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 September 16, 2019. 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.