A Scene From Don Giovanni

A Scene From Don Giovanni

Book - 1820
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This caricature depicts George IV, in the title role of Mozart's opera, Don Giovanni. He is surprised by the sudden arrival of his wife, Caroline, as Donna Anna, who has returned from Italy during the wedding feast scene, where several bare-breasted women are also present. Lord Castlereagh, playing the role of Leporello, holds an expansive list of the King's female conquests. The caption of the cartoon reads: "A Scene from Don Giovanni as perform'd at the King's Theatre. Don Giovanni by His M-y, Donna Anna by a celebrated actress, her first appearance on this stage these 7 years, Leporello by Derry Down Triangle, the other caricters [sic] by the Corps de Ballet."
Publisher: [s.l.] : [s.n.], 1820.
Characteristics: 1 image file : digital, JPEG.
Additional Contributors: Fores, H. - Printer

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