Die Iustigen Weiber von Windsor
Mistress Ford: "I know not which pleases me better, that my husband is deceived or Sir John."
Mistress Page: "What a taking was he in when your husband asked who was in the basket!" (Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," III.iii.188-191)
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Place of Production
Frau Fluth (Mistress Ford): Colette Boky (soprano)
Frau Reich (Mistress Page) : Mildred Miller (mezzo soprano)
Otto Nicolai - Composer
Hermann von Mosenthal - librettist
Norman Foster - Producer
George Tressler - Director
Helga Pinnow - Costume Designer
Size of Original
8 x 10 in.
Cole, Joseph E.
Cleveland State University. Michael Schwartz Library. Special Collections.