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Drawing - Veronica Haigh

Veronica Haigh

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Stratford-upon-Avon (drawn)

  • Date:

    1959 (Drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Haigh, Veronica (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pastel, paper and millboard

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    S.122-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Drawing in the manner of impressionist sketch depicting a scene of 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in 1959. Drawn by Veronica Haigh.
This production was part of the celebration of the hundredth season that took place in the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Paul Robeson played Othello.

Physical description

Drawing in the manner of impressionist sketch depicting a scene from the production of 'Othello'. The picture clearly shows Othello holding Desdemona in his arms. Drawing possibly on charcoal pastels on grey paper glued to millboard. The colours used are predominantly white, black, pink, red and yellow.

Place of Origin

Stratford-upon-Avon (drawn)

Date

1959 (Drawn)

Artist/maker

Haigh, Veronica (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pastel, paper and millboard

Marks and inscriptions

'Othello 1'
Handwritten in pencil on the back

Dimensions

Height: 39.4 cm Whole drawing, Width: 52.2 cm Whole drawing

Descriptive line

Drawing in the manner of impressionist sketch depicting a scene of 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in 1959. Drawn by Veronica Haigh

Materials

Paper; Pastel; Millboard

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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