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Costume design - Russian woman in red dress with yellow sleeves. Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'
  • Russian woman in red dress with yellow sleeves. Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'
    Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962
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Russian woman in red dress with yellow sleeves. 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 cardboard

  • Museum number:

    E.290-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 21, box A

Physical description

Design for a theatre costume in red and yellow. 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 cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

N. Gontcharova
signed in red 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 Theatre 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

Skirt; Shoes (footwear); Peasants; Hats

Categories

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

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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