Anton Seidl (1850-1898)

Anton Seidl (1850-1898)
Title
Anton Seidl (1850-1898)
Date 
1896
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 50 x 34 1/4 in. ( 127 x 87 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of F. Lorenz Smith in memory of his brother, the artist
Object Number 
1941.319
Marks 
signature and date: lower left: "Eugene 1896"
Gallery Label 
Seidl, a native of Pest, Hungary, was named conductor at the Leipzig Opera in 1879, when he was not yet thirty. He was invited to come to New York as conductor of German opera at the Metropolitan Opera in 1885 and lived in New York the rest of his life. In 1891 he became conductor of the Philharmonic Society of New York, a position he held with distinction until his death.
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Creative: Tronvig Group