French composer (1818–1893) known for his opera, Faust, and for his composition of ‘Ave Marie.’ Original 4.25 x 6.5 cabinet photo, by Fd. Mulnier of Paris, of Gounod seated with his hand in his pocket, signed and inscribed on the reverse in black ink in French “A Madame Antibel Dessnanges, 20 Aout 1878, Ch. Gounod.” Light overall spotting to image, old tape remnants to lower border, and mild soiling to reverse, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction COA.
RR Auction Charles Gounod Signed Cabinet Photo