|The Italian soprano Rosina Penco was born in Naples in 1823. She sang Leonore in the world première of Verdi’s Il Trovatore (19 April 1853). She died in Tuscany on 2 November 1894.
She is probably seen here costumed as the eponymous heroine of Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda, based on Schiller’s life of the tragic Queen of Scots.
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