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Otello

  • Object:

    Theatrical design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1915 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Polunin, Vladimir Yakovlevich, born 1880 - died 1957 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. A. Propert

  • Museum number:

    E.481-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 118

Physical description

Stage design sketched in watercolours.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1915 (designed)

Artist/maker

Polunin, Vladimir Yakovlevich, born 1880 - died 1957 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

V. L. Polunin
Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm, Length: 28 cm

Object history note

This was a design for Otello produced by Sir Thomas Beecham's Opera Company in Manchester and London in 1915.

Descriptive line

Vladimir Polunin. Stage design for Act III of Verdi's Otello, produced London, 1915.

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

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.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Drop-curtain

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Theatre

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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