Portrait of the composer Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)


Teatro Alla Scala

Teatro Alla Scala
Milan, Italy

Gaetano Donizetti was from Bergamo and the greatest Italian opera composer of the first half of the nineteenth century, along with Vincenzo Bellini. Precursor to the Verdi style, he was by far the most prolific composer, with 73 operas!


  • Title: Portrait of the composer Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
  • Creator: Anonymous
  • Location: Museo Teatrale alla Scala
  • Provenance: Gift of Giovanni Treccani degli Alfieri
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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