Roma, by Massenet
Original antique opera poster: Roma by Massenet. Artist Georges Rochegrosse. Professional acid-free archival linen backed; ready to frame.
Based on the play Rome Vaincue (1876) by Alexandre Parodi, in which Sarah Bernhardt starred, Roma is about Fausta, a Vestal Virgin sentenced to be walled up alive for a forbidden love affair. The poster shows Fausta about to be stabbed in an act of mercy.
•Category: Theater and Film
•Artist: Georges Rochegrosse