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Stage Design: A Room in a Palace

Designer:
Francesco Galli Bibiena, Italian, 1659 - 1739  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-3285
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Stage Design: A Banquet Hall

Designer:
Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, Italian, 1696–1756  Search this
Engraver:
Anton Ospel, 1677 – 1756  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on off-white laid paper
Type:
theater
Print
Object Name:
Print
Designed in:
Augsburg, Germany
Date:
1740–44
Accession Number:
1955-15-15
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Stage Design: City Street with Palaces

Medium:
Pen and black ink, pencil
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
late 18th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-7434
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Oversize 35: Theater Stage Design Schematics

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Blueprint
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
ca. 1930s
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Oversize Folder 035
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American Airlines- American Way Magazine

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W, Color Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1971-1972
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 003
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"All the World Wondered" renamed "The Last Mile" Blueprints

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Blueprint
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1929
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Theater Design Folder 012
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Stage Design: Act I, Scene 1, Gashwiler's Store, for Merton of the Movies

Designer:
Karl Eigsti, American, b. 1938  Search this
Author:
George S. Kaufman, American, 1889–1961  Search this
Marc Connelly, American, 1890–1980  Search this
Client:
Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on thin paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1968
Credit Line:
Gift of Karl Eigsti
Accession Number:
1970-52-10
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Stage Design: Act I, Scene 2, Reception Room, for Merton of the Movies

Designer:
Karl Eigsti, American, b. 1938  Search this
Author:
George S. Kaufman, American, 1889–1961  Search this
Marc Connelly, American, 1890–1980  Search this
Client:
Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on thin paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1968
Credit Line:
Gift of Karl Eigsti
Accession Number:
1970-52-11
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Stage Design: Act III, Scene 1, for Merton of the Movies

Designer:
Karl Eigsti, American, b. 1938  Search this
Author:
George S. Kaufman, American, 1889–1961  Search this
Marc Connelly, American, 1890–1980  Search this
Client:
Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on thin paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1968
Credit Line:
Gift of Karl Eigsti
Accession Number:
1970-52-12
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Stage Design: Act II, Scene 2, for Merton of the Movies

Designer:
Karl Eigsti, American, b. 1938  Search this
Author:
George S. Kaufman, American, 1889–1961  Search this
Marc Connelly, American, 1890–1980  Search this
Client:
Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on thin paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1968
Credit Line:
Gift of Karl Eigsti
Accession Number:
1970-52-13
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Stage Design: Act III, Scene 1, Cutting Room, for Merton of the Movies

Designer:
Karl Eigsti, American, b. 1938  Search this
Author:
George S. Kaufman, American, 1889–1961  Search this
Marc Connelly, American, 1890–1980  Search this
Client:
Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on thin paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1968
Credit Line:
Gift of Karl Eigsti
Accession Number:
1970-52-14
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Stage Design: Fantastic Landscape, probably for Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito

Artist:
Carlo Ferrario, Italian, 1845 - 1907  Search this
Medium:
graphite on paper
Object Name:
Drawing
Type:
Drawing
Date:
late 19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
1980-32-1642
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Fuochi D'Artificio (particolare) (Fireworks, Detail), Progetti scenici per "sintesi futuriste" 1915/1925 (Set Designs for Futurist Syntheses 1915/1925)

Designer:
Giacomo Balla, Italian, 1871–1958  Search this
Publisher:
Edizioni Franca Mancini, Pesaro, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on heavy white wove paper
Type:
theater
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Published in:
Pesaro, Italy
Date:
ca. 1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Tamar Cohen
Accession Number:
1999-6-5-8
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Stage Design: Prison Courtyard, Seville, 1800, for "Fidelio," Act I, Scene 1

Designer:
Eldon Elder, American (1921–2000)  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, brown and orange watercolor, white gouache, graphite on gray paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1971–72
Credit Line:
Gift of Eldon Elder Associates
Accession Number:
2000-13-1
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Stage Design: New England State Senate Hearing Room, for “The Child Buyer”

Designer:
Eldon Elder, American (1921–2000)  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, white gouache over graphite on white illustration board
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1964–65
Credit Line:
Gift of Eldon Elder Associates
Accession Number:
2000-13-2
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Stage Design: Scene II, Chair and Bed, for King Lear

Designer:
Robert Wilson, American, b. 1941  Search this
Author:
William Shakespeare, British, ca. 1564–1616  Search this
Medium:
Black pastel chalk on white wove paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1990
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council and bequest of Mary Hearn Greims and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1992-90-1
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Stage Design: Scene VII, for King Lear

Designer:
Robert Wilson, American, b. 1941  Search this
Author:
William Shakespeare, British, ca. 1564–1616  Search this
Medium:
Black pastel chalk on white wove paper Support: Ingres Fabriano wove paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1990
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council and bequest of Mary Hearn Greims and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1992-90-2
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Stage Design: Garden Scene with Fountain, plate 8, part 5, from "Architetture e Prospettive dedicate alla Maestà di Carlo Sesto"

Print Maker:
Johann Andréas Pfeffel, German, 1674–1748  Search this
After:
Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, Italian, 1696–1756  Search this
Medium:
Etching with engraving on white laid paper
Type:
theater
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Augsburg, Germany
Date:
1740–44
Credit Line:
Gift of Roger Selchow
Accession Number:
1988-102-57
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Cover Design: L'Illustration, Noël, 1931

Designer:
Simon Lissim, American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, watercolor, black ink, gold paint, graphite on heavy cream wover paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1931
Accession Number:
1985-81-4
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Stage Design: Act I, Scene 3 for I Puritani

Designer:
Ming Cho Lee, Chinese American, b. 1930  Search this
Composer:
Vincenzo Bellini, Italian, 1801–1835  Search this
Client:
Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Object Name:
Poster
Type:
Poster
Date:
1976
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
1980-32-973
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