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Costume design - Russian woman with purple blouse, costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'
  • Russian woman with purple blouse, costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'
    Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962
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Russian woman with purple blouse, costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1914 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and bodycolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.288-1961

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a theatre costume including a flowered skirt, purple top and red hat. Pencil and bodycolour on cardboard.

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1914 (designed)

Artist/maker

Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and bodycolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

N. Gontcharova
signed in blue watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 428 mm, Width: 273 mm

Object history note

This design is one of ten of Peasant Women, Russian Dancers and Youths in the opera-ballet Le Coq d'Or by Rimsky-Korsakov, first produced at the Théâtre National de l'Opera, Paris, 24 May 1914.
Purchased from the artist in 1961.

Descriptive line

Natalia Gontcharova. Costume design for Le Coq d'Or, ca. 1914.

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

John Milner A Slap in the Face! Futurists in Russia London: Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 2007. ISBN: 978 0 85667 639 0.

Materials

Gouache; Pen and ink; Gold paint; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Peasants; Skirt; Hats

Categories

Theatre costume; Theatre; Designs; Drawings; Opera; Dance

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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