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Pagliacci Opera Print and Cards for Sale

Pagliacci Opera poster illustration by Joe Barsin

Joe Barsin illustrates original artwork to be used exclusively for one-of-a-kind opera merchandise. His blend of traditional and contemporary illustration brings you uniquely colorful design that you won't find anywhere else.

This opera, composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, is about the quintessential sad clown,Pagliacci. A love-triangle story in which the jealous Pagliacci stabs his cheating wife to death while on stage during their performance (a play within a play). In his grief, he declares, "La Commedia è finita!" ... "The play is over!". 

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