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The Tempest

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1957 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brook, Peter, born 1927 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour and ink on tracing paper mounted on card

  • Credit Line:

    Peter Brook Collection acquired with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and a private donor

  • Museum number:

    S.2937-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Peter Brook for a Nymph in The Tempest, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1957.

Physical description

Watercolour and ink on tracing paper costume design by Peter Brook for a Nymph in The Tempest, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1957. The design features a figure wearing a light green and nude-coloured bodysuit possibly with beading throughout.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1957 (designed)

Artist/maker

Brook, Peter, born 1927 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour and ink on tracing paper mounted on card

Dimensions

Height: 25.3 cm, Width: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Peter Brook for a Nymph in The Tempest, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1957

Materials

Watercolour; Ink; Tracing paper; Card

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Drawing (image-making); Designing

Categories

Theatre; Designs; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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