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Design for a ballet costume - Evaste

Evaste

  • Object:

    Design for a ballet costume

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1924 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Braque, Georges, born 1882 - died 1963 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Museum number:

    E.952-1927

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a ballet costume

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1924 (made)

Artist/maker

Braque, Georges, born 1882 - died 1963 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with directions to costumier.

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm approx., from catalogue, Width: 25.4 cm approx., from catalogue

Descriptive line

Georges Braque, 'Evaste.' One of ten designs for male characters in Moliere's Les Fâcheux.

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

Gabriella Belli, ed. La Danza delle Avanguardie. Dipinti, scene e costumi, da Degas a Picasso, da Matisse a Keith Haring. Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, 2005. ISBN: 887624557X
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Ballet; Hats

Categories

Theatre; Designs; Men's clothes; Dance

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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