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Drawing - Design for a set: Room in a Chinese Palace.
  • Design for a set: Room in a Chinese Palace.
    Erté, born 1892 - died 1990
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Design for a set: Room in a Chinese Palace.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Erté, born 1892 - died 1990 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache and gold paint.

  • Museum number:

    E.21-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 25, box B

Date

1938 (made)

Artist/maker

Erté, born 1892 - died 1990 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Gouache and gold paint.

Marks and inscriptions

Erté
Signed.

It;s in the Bag.
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 18 cm, Length: 30 cm

Object history note

This drawing was possibly done for the revue The Fleet's Lit Up, produced at the London Hippodrome on 17 August 1938, although the published programme of the revue states that the settings were designed by Ernst Stern and Clifford Pember and that only the costumes were by Erté.

Descriptive line

Design for a set: Room in a Chinese Palace by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)possibly done for the revue The Fleet's Lit Up, produced at the London Hippodrome on 17 August 1938.

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

Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 16, cat. 40.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969

Subjects depicted

Theatre set

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Theatre

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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