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Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
The Royal Opera House, London, England  Search this
Director of Production:
Ninette de Valois, Irish, 1898–2001  Search this
Composer:
Arthur Bliss, British, 1891–1975  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on white paper
Dimensions:
39.5 × 30.5 cm (15 9/16 × 12 in.)
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
ca. 1947
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Costume design in red and orange for the Red Queen. Blonde female figure standing frontally with hands at waist, arms bent at the elbows. The Queen wears a jumpsuit with a gold belt, one gold sleeve, cuffs, and a cape. Crown on the Queen's head is composed of three cones depicted in a row. Lower left, a small version of the figure and costume seen from the back. Design and color notations.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-277
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41a8608a1-5337-49e8-8ef1-ea92b8551453
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-277