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FRAMED MEMORABILIA

Great gifts for opera and classical music lovers. All items are framed in acid-free mats, high quality frames. Some items are sold unframed but with an acid-free mat, ready to frame. All items listed are in stock. Please inquire for any unlisted performers.

NOTE: Framed items are only shipped with the frame and glass to buyers in the United States. Frame content, including mat, can be shipped abroad (but without the frame and glass).

 

Framed Memorabilia, Posters and Prints

(Item #: N1177-SU)

Famous italian bass and later baritone (1922-1967), world acclaimed, died young (44) of throat cancer. Great signed photo by Piccagliani from La Scala, showing him in one of his most famous roles: The Count of Luna in Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore". Framed together with a clip from a Met program for a performance of this opera in 1956, clip is signed by Nell Rankin who performaned Azucena that night. Photo size is 3.5 x 5.25 inches viewable, total frame size is 15.25 x 11.75 inches.

PRICE: $395.00 USD

(Item #: N1614-SO1)

Italian mezzo-soprano (1888-1962), in the 1910s and ‘20s Besanzoni was a star of the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and other South American opera houses, later in other theaters around the world. Signed photo by Melitta Lang, Buenos Aires (blind stamped by photographer), dated 1930 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Size is 3.5 x 5.25 inches, mounted on mat sized 9 x 11.5 inches - Unframed, photo is mounted on mat, ready to be framed if desired.

PRICE: $160.00 USD

(Item #: N5642-SU)

Beautiful set of 3 items framed together: signature on a card, dated by the great tenor in 1938, photo as Rodolfo in La Boheme and clip from a Metropolitan Opera for a performance of this opera in December 1948. Program and photo are unsigned. Offered at a bargain price! This is a great opportunity to get a Bjorling autographed item for a low price.

Total frame size is 19.5 x 16.5 inches, signed card is 4.25 x 2.5 inches (viewable window size), program clip is 6 x 5 inches, photo of Bjorling as Rodolfo is 5 x 7.5 inches (viewable window size). In excellent condition, with acid-free mat, high quality glass and frame

PRICE: $865.00 USD

(Item #: N1610-SO1)

Famous French soprano (1858-1942) who had a great career at the most famous stages in Europe and at the Manhattan opera, left us great recordings as well. Signature on a note, dated 1898, mounted on a double mat with a fabulous photo by Dupont.

Signed note is 6.5 x 2.75 inches, photo is 9 x 13 inches (both are viewable sizes on mat). Total mat size is 15 x 23 inches! - No frame, items are mounted on a gorgeous double mat, ready to be framed - Excellent piece!

PRICE: $345.00 USD

(Item #: N6313-R1-4)

Famous Italian tenor (1845-1896) whose career reached its height in the last 3 decades of the 1800s. After its foundation in 1883, Campanini served as the leading tenor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Album leaf signed by the great tenor, dated in Baltimore in 1879, mounted on mat together with a vintage advertising card with his image.

Sizes are 5 x 2.75 for the signed album leaf (visible window size), 3.25 x 4.5 inches for the advertising card with his image (visible window size), total mat size is 14 x 9.5 inches, with all in excellent condition.

PRICE: $155.00 USD

(Item #: N1588-W)

American star soprano (1882-1967) and film actress, an authentic opera diva on her time who recorded extensively and became extremely famous in her time. Beautiful signed cabinet photo by Dupont, showing her in the title role in Madama Butterfly, opera by Puccini. Also in the frame are a cast page for a performance of this this Opera at the Met opera with her in the title role, special New Year´s Eve 1912-13 performance and an ad from the 1910s showing her listening to her own records as Madama Butterfly!

Total frame size is 25.75 x 14.25 inches, cast page from program is 6.5 x 6.75 inches, signed cabinet photo is 4.1 x 6.5 inches and vintage ad is 5.5 x 7.75 inches. All framed with uv-protective glass, acid-free mat, luxury frame.

PRICE: $925.00 USD

(Item #: N1179-SU)

American star soprano (1882-1967) and film actress, an authentic opera diva on her time who recorded extensively and became extremely famous in her time. Signed photo postcard showing her as Mimi in Puccini's opera "La Boheme", dated in Monte Carlo in 1903, sized 3.25 x 5.25 inches viewable. Framed together with a clip from a Met program for a performance of La Boheme in 1912, with Farrar as Mimi. Total frame size is 14.25 x 11 inches.

PRICE: $300.00 USD

(Item #: N5643-SU)

Signed photos of the star Swedish soprano (1894-1962) and the Danish tenor (1890-1973) - the legendary duo!. Both framed together with an original clip from a Metropolitan Opera program for a performance of the Dawn of the Gods (Gotterdammerung) in 1939 - with Flagstad as Brunnhilde and Melchior as Siegfried. Gorgeous wooden frame with glass and double acid-free mat. Flagstad´s autograph is a half-tone photo, and it is uninscribed - which is very rare for her. Melchior´s photo is on photo paper and is inscribed, all in excellent condition - sold at a bargain price.

Sizes are: 6.75 x 8.25 inches (viewable window size) for the Flagstad autograph photo, 6.75 x 8.5 inches (viewable window size) for the Melchior autograph photo, 5.5 x 6.5 inches for the Met Opera program clip (viewable window size). Total frame size is 27.25 x 14.5 inches

PRICE: $485.00 USD

(Item #: N1608-SO1)

Star Norwegian soprano (1871-1951), one of the most famous as a Wagnerian signer in the first years of the 20th century. Handwritten note in German signed by her, framed with a gorgeous photo of her by Mishkin, shown as Isolde. Both items are mounted on a triple mat.

Note size is 3.5 x 5 inches (viewable size), photo is 6.75 x 8.75 inches, total mat size is 17.5 x 15 inches. No frame, items are mounted on a triple-layer mat, ready to be framed. A really gorgeous set!

PRICE: $225.00 USD

(Item #: N1606-SO1)

Star italian soprano (1882-1963), one of the best regarded singers of the early 20th century and the ultimate coloratura soprano. Beautiful signed photo mounted on mat, inscribed and dated in 1923, some silvering. Size is 6.75 x 9 inches (viewable size), total mat size is 12 x 14.5 inches. No frame, photo is mounted on a mat, ready to be framed

PRICE: $170.00 USD

(Item #: N1603-SO1)

Famous Italian-American soprano (1901-1986), particularly associated with the Italian opera repertoire. Signed photo, 8 x 10 inches mounted on a mat (11 x 13 inches), no frame - ready to be framed

PRICE: $160.00 USD

(Item #: M2937-SU)

Superstar tenor (1890-1957), widely considered one of the greatest singers of all times.

Nice signed photo postcard, shown as Romeo in Romeo et Juliette, opera by Gounod, at teatro La Scala. Framed together with a program clip for a performance of this opera at the Met Opera.

Size is 16.75 x 12.75 inches (total frame size), photo is 3.5 x 5.25 inches (visible window size), clip is 6 x 6.25 inches (visible window size).

PRICE: $795.00 USD

(Item #: N1613-SO1)

Star American contralto (1871-1947), one of the most beautiful voices of the golden era of singing. Signature on paper with a sentiment, dated 1924, mounted on a mat with an original cabinet photo by Dupont showing her as Orpheus in the opera by Gluck. Mat only, no frame. Sizes are 5.25 x 2.5 inches (visible size for paper with signature), 4.25 x 6.5 inches for the cabinet photo, total mat size is 10 x 16 inches, all in excellent condition

PRICE: $300.00 USD

(Item #: N1609-SO1)

Croatian-born soprano (1906-1989), one of the greatest interpreters of Verdi at the Met Opera. Beautiful signed photo mounted on mat, showing her as Norma (opera by Bellini), dated 1952 in New York. Also in the mat is a clip from a Met Opera program for a performance of Norma with her in the title role.

Photo is 7.25 x 9.5 inches (viewable size), cast clip from program is 5 x 5.25 inches, total mat size is 18.75 x 14 inches, excellent piece! - No frame, items are mounted on mat, ready to be framed

PRICE: $175.00 USD

(Item #: N5348-SU)

Stunningly beautiful, vintage print showing a scene from Tristan und Isolde (Isolde´s lament, last act), a water color after artist Fred Leeke. A beautiful gift for any Wagner opera fan!. Print is in excellent condition - Size of print is 8.75 x 12 inches (visible window size), total frame size is 16 (wide) x 19.5 inches (height).

AVAILABLE without frame and glass (just the print with the mat), or with frame and glass. Select your option below.

PRICE: $200.00 USD