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Set Design for Titus Andronicus: Senate Interior

Catalog Data

Maker:
Dante Ferretti, Italy, b. 1943  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and pastel
Dimensions:
H x W: 70.1 x 200.7cm (27 5/8 x 79in.)
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1998
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Set design for the film Titus Andonicus (by William Shakespeare), adapted and directed by Julie Taymor. Smoky, gray rendering of elliptical, multi-story Senate interior. Path to emperor's throne aligned by two pairs of elevated torch pedestals (white and gold). Emperor throne at center situated on two step platform. Large statue of eagle on upper back wall and grid-like architectural design on lower wall. Side walls are curved, each with three levels for seating for Senators. Figures seated on either sides of throne. Ray of light penetrates from upper left to lower right, luminating eagle, throne, and right wall.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dante Ferretti
Accession Number:
2000-59-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Dante Ferretti
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48b4f985b-b138-49ce-9f4e-25d4a65d182a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2000-59-2