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Design - Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or', Russian Peasant with a Flask of Vodka.
  • Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or', Russian Peasant with a Flask of Vodka.
    Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962
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Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or', Russian Peasant with a Flask of Vodka.

  • Object:

    Design

  • Date:

    ca, 1914 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolours and body-colours on card.

  • Museum number:

    E.297-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 20, box B

Date

ca, 1914 (made)

Artist/maker

Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolours and body-colours on card.

Marks and inscriptions

N. Gontcharowa [sic]
Signed in brown watercolour.

Dimensions

Height: 377 mm, Width: 266 mm

Object history note

This was created by Goncharova for Diaghilev's production of the opera-ballet 'Le Coq d'Or'. With music by Rimsky-Korsakov and choreography by Fokine, it was first shown at the Paris Opera on 21 May 1914, with Tamara Karsavina as the Shemakhan tsaritsa.

Descriptive line

Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or', Russian Peasant with a Flask of Vodka by Goncharova, ca, 1914.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Sjeng Scheijen, ed. Working for Diaghilev. Schoyten, 2004. 271 p.: ill (some col.)
Alla Rosenfeld et al. A World of Stage: Russian designs for theater, opera and danceJapan: Art Impressions Inc., 2007. 248p.

Materials

Watercolour; Body colour

Categories

Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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