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Drawing - Design for the Nutcracker in <i>Nutcracker</i>
  • Design for the Nutcracker in Nutcracker
    Benois, Alexandre, born 1870 - died 1960
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Design for the Nutcracker in Nutcracker

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1957 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Benois, Alexandre, born 1870 - died 1960

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, indian ink, watercolours and body-colours.

  • Museum number:

    E.414-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case TOPIC, shelf 12A

This drawing was made by Alexandre Benois for the production of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker first performed on 24 December by the Festival Ballet at the Royal Festival Hall, London.

Physical description

Design for the Nutcracker in Nutcracker

Date

1957 (made)

Artist/maker

Benois, Alexandre, born 1870 - died 1960

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, indian ink, watercolours and body-colours.

Marks and inscriptions

Alexandre Benois. Nutcracker. Accessory 14. Le cassenoisette. Doit fonctionner. Hauteur 23 cm
Signed and inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 23.7 cm, Length: 16 cm

Object history note

This drawing was made by Benois for the production of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker first performed on 24 December by the Festival Ballet at the Royal Festival Hall, London.

Descriptive line

Design for the Nutcracker in Nutcracker; Alexandre Benois; 1957.

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

Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 11.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Subjects depicted

Toy; Set; Nutcracker

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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