Georges Rochegrosse (1859-1938)

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Title:
Roma by Massenet
Size:
26.25" x 35"
Medium:
Stone-Lithograph
Price:
$450
INV. #:
1019
 
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.