Theatre de Opera, Comique Sapho
This poster is for the 1897 premiere of "Sapho," a five-act tragic opera based on a novel by Alphonse Daudet, the famed author of Letters from My Windmill. "Sapho" focuses on the ill-fated love affair between a young man and an aging courtesan, the latter played by Emma Calvé, the most famous French opera singer of the Belle Époque.
ARTIST: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942). Size 39" x 52 1/2". Linen backed.
•Category:Theater and Film
•Artist: PAL, Jean de Paleologue
•Dimensions:39" x 52 1/2"