Friday, December 19, 2008

Sangue ed Amore: "The Tragical History of the Indian Princess Spocawntwa"

'Donna Maddalena, formerly known as Princess Spocawntwa, tenderly cradles her lover, Governor Tom, who has been pierced through with an assegai by her father, the nefarious dwarf Chief Mulggthwly, as they sing the passionate trio, "Son morto con quest'assegai!"' (From the Act III finale to Alessandro Smith's 1897 opera "The Tragical History of the Indian Princess Spocawntwa.") ------------------------------------- -- Another installment in my series of opera spoofs, "Sangue ed Amore."

8 comments:

Tina Vaziri said...

Great little drawing! That looks just a tad uncomfortable.

Cathy said...

Great concept - lots of opera details the comings and goings of dysfucntional families, after all!

eyecontact said...

I hear music! Nice drawing!

Katie said...

Pen and ink is difficult for me. You did a wonderful job. Great illustration and concept.

carla said...

Wonderful drawing... but ouch!!!

indigene said...

I love opera! Wonderful concept and line work!

Andrew W. Moir said...

Compared to this guy, I guess my day wasn't so bad after all. :P Nice cartoon, along with your other work here. :)

Sara said...

Lovely ink textures.