Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore, non feci mai male ad anima viva! / I lived for my art, I lived for love, I never did harm to a living soul! – from Puccini’s Tosca
I’ve collected four youtube videos of spectacular divas (Caballe, Callas, Price, Mattila) singing “Vissi d’arte” on my tumblr here. Coincidentally two of the divas are wearing green…
p.s. This is the painting I was working on during the Canyon Rd PaintOut. Kent at Meyer East suggested the title and it’s perfect.