Opera Memorabilia Auction to Benefit Lyric Opera of Chicago

September 24, 2019 - October 1, 2019

Lyric Opera is thrilled to present The Virtuoso Collection in collaboration with Hindman Auctions.

The collection includes images of many of the most memorable operatic artists and composers of the twentieth century, featuring such legends as Maria Callas, Enrico Caruso, Nellie Melba, Lily Pons, Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, and many more. You'll also find signed images, original photographs, caricatures drawn by Caruso himself, and other collectibles.

All pieces are in superb condition, and the images make an overwhelming impact, conjuring up a dazzling, bygone era of opera.

For inquiries regarding post-sale offers, please contact Hindman at bid@hindman.com or 312.280.1212.

Preview the Full Collection

All auction items will be available to view online beginning September 24th. We also invite you to preview The Virtuoso Collection in person at Hindman Chicago. Please use the contact information below to schedule your appointment!

Hindman Chicago
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
tel. 312.280.1212


About Hindman

Hindman is recognized internationally as a leading fine art auction house. With an unyielding focus on client service, Hindman offers holistic solutions to connect clients in local US cities to the global art market. Hindman operates more salesrooms in the United States than any other firm and conducts over 100 auctions annually in categories such as fine jewelry, fine art, modern design, books and manuscripts, furniture, decorative arts, couture, Asian works of art, arts of the American West, and numismatics, as well as special focus subjects as the need arises.


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