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Costume design - Woman in red dress with white flowers. Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'
  • Woman in red dress with white flowers. Costume design for 'Le Coq d'Or'
    Natalia Goncharova, born 1881 - died 1962
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Woman in red dress with white flowers. 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:

    Body-colours and collage of white paper

  • Museum number:

    E.293-1961

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a theatre costume red and white. 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

Body-colours and collage of white paper

Marks and inscriptions

N. Gontcharova
signed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 380 mm, Width: 267 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.
Purcased 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

Pencil; Bodycolour; Cardboard

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Peasants; Hats; Shoes; Skirt

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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