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"L'Elisir d'Amore" Print
This colorful Giclée fine-art print is a reproduction of an illustration by artist Liddy Lindsay. The sophisticated and whimsical work, featuring the famous 'elixir' that gives the opera its name, makes an attractive home-design element and a great conversation piece.
- 9 x 12 inches, unframed
L’Elisir d’Amore premiered at Milan’s Teatro Cannobiana in 1832. The opera is quintessential Donizetti, and one of the composer’s greatest popular successes. Nemorino, a poor peasant is in love with Adina, a wealthy landowner. Unable to summon the courage to express his feelings, he buys a bottle of special elixir from a traveling medicine man. Unbeknownst to Nemorino, the bottle holds nothing but Bordeaux wine, but the ‘Elisir’ works some magic nevertheless.
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