Siegfried Awakens Brunhilde

Catalog No. 56

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
�Das schwarzbraune Bier das trink ich gern,
ein schwarzbraunes M�dchen k�� ich gern.�

(The dark brown beer that I gladly drink,
a dark brown girl I gladly kiss.)

In this scene from Siegfried, the third opera in Richard Wagner�s monumental Ring cycle, the mythical hero Siegfried, having first passed through a magical ring of fire, awakens the sleeping valkyrie Brunhilde with a kiss.

Text is from a circa 1857 unattributed student song entitled �Das schwarzbraune Bier�.

See also No. 166.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

MR 56
MR 56

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