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Sculpture - Ivor Novello
  • Ivor Novello
    Dane, Clemence, born 1888 - died 1965
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Ivor Novello

  • Object:

    Sculpture

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dane, Clemence, born 1888 - died 1965 (artist)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Daphne Harper

  • Museum number:

    S.133-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze head of Ivor Novello in The Happy Hypocrite, on plinth.

Date

1936 (made)

Artist/maker

Dane, Clemence, born 1888 - died 1965 (artist)

Object history note

The Happy Hypocrite by Clemence Dane and Richard Addinsell, from the story by Max Beerbohm, was presented by Ivor Novello and Richard D. Rose at His Majesty's Theatre, April 8th 1936, directed by Maurice Colbourne. The cast was Ivor Novello (Lord George Hell), Vivien Leigh (Jenny Mere), Isabel Jeans (La Gambogi), Marius Goring (Amor), Carl Harbord (Mercury), Stafford Hilliard, Viola Tree, Joan Swinstead, Philip Desborough, Godfrey Kenton, Peter Graves, Charles Lefeaux, Philip Pearman, Geoffrey Gunn, Clive Donald, Kenneth Buckley, Malcolm Russell, and Dorothy Batley.

Descriptive line

Sculpture of Ivor Novello as Lord George Hell in The Happy Hypocrite by Clemence Dane and Richard Addinsell, from the story by Max Beerbohm, His Majesty's Theatre, April 8th 1936. Bronze casting.

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Bronze casting

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Sculpture

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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