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Queen of the Night

Peg Sandin's avatar Peg Sandin

A series of 3 abstracts inspired by the aria "Queen of the Night". The excitement of going to the opera "The Magic Flute" , are captured in lively colors and shapes. Opening Night creates a flurry of activity getting everything prepared on stage. "Queen of the Night" is about the aria itself. It all has a fairytale quality. The Queen sings of the vengeance of death and despair to her daughter. It is a cruel, but beautiful aria which she sings and then melts. The 3 pieces are painted in watercolor.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 2"
  • Medium: watercolor
  • Width: 100"
  • Year created: 2018
  • Height: 28"