Theatrical Design
1915 (designed)
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Stage design sketched in watercolours.

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Vladimir Polunin. Stage design for Act III of Verdi's Otello, produced London, 1915.
Physical Description
Stage design sketched in watercolours.
  • Height: 21cm
  • Length: 28cm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
V. L. Polunin (Signed.)
Credit line
Given by Dr. W. A. Propert
Object history
This was a design for Otello produced by Sir Thomas Beecham's Opera Company in Manchester and London in 1915.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 45, cat. 175.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.
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record createdFebruary 24, 2009
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