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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rossiter, Alan (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and colour chalk, mounted on card

  • Museum number:

    E.502-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 54

Physical description

A preliminary drawing showing portraits of famous stars of the screen including, Marilyn Monroe, Rudolph Valentino, Al Jolson, Bette Davis and others, set in an Egyptian and art deco background.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1988 (made)

Artist/maker

Rossiter, Alan (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and colour chalk, mounted on card

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm, Width: 68 cm

Object history note

E.502-503-1996 are mounted on the same mount

Descriptive line

Drawing by Alan Rossiter, design for the Free Form Arts Trust's project 'Movie Homage', a decorative scheme for hoardings in Leicester Square, preliminary design showing portraits of famous stars of the screen, pencil and colour chalk, 1988

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996

Production Note

Series Date: 1988

Materials

Pencil; Chalk; Card

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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