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Brunnhilde Leaps on to Siegfried's Funeral Pyre

Item# 10063347


Brunnhilde Leaps on to Siegfried's Funeral Pyre

Original vintage book plate showing a scene from Gotterdamerung (The Twilight of the Gods); final part of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle.

Illustration by Arthur Rackham showing Brunnhilde riding into the flames of Siegfried's funeral pyre. Following Siegfried's death, Brunnhilde takes the Ring and tells the Rhinemaidens to claim it from her ashes, once fire has cleansed it of its curse. The pyre lit, she mounts her horse and rides into the flames.

Dimensions:13" x 15.5"

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