Please complete the form to email this item.

Costume design
  • Costume design
    Holland, Anthony, born 1912 - died 2001
  • Enlarge image

Costume design

  • Date:

    1972 (Painted, Drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Holland, Anthony, born 1912 - died 2001 (costume designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, Black Ink, Gold Paint, & Gouache, on Paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Anthony Holland

  • Museum number:

    S.711-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

Costume design for Four Lilies in the Flower ballet of "The Sleeping Beauty On Ice". The design depicts a full length female figure with arms outstretched. The figure wears a stylised costume representing a lily. The costume consists of a green bodice; a short orange net over skirt shaped like flower petals; and an irregular wired green underskirt shaped like leaves. The costume is completed with an elaborate head dress or hat representing a large orange lily flower and three black stamens. Blue paint has been applied around the figure. A fabric swatch has been stapled to the upper left hand corner.

Date

1972 (Painted, Drawn)

Artist/maker

Holland, Anthony, born 1912 - died 2001 (costume designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, Black Ink, Gold Paint, & Gouache, on Paper

Marks and inscriptions

' "The Sleeping Beauty" / Flower Ballet / Four Lilies '
' Anthony Holland '
' C. Price / T Thatcher / McGowan / A Slade '
' Flesh Net / Net Frilling / Wired '

Dimensions

Height: 381 mm, Width: 279 mm

Object history note

This Costume design by Anthony Holland is part of an extensive collection of designs donated to the Theatre Museum by the artist in 1996. The design was executed for a production of the ice show "The Sleeping Beauty On Ice" at the Empire Pool, Wembley, December 16th, 1972. The show was directed and produced by Gerald Palmer, and choreographed by Reg Park. The music was adapted from Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Sleeping Beauty", and was orchestrated by Arthur Wilkinson, Roy Lowe, and Leslie Kerrigan. The book and lyrics were by Stanley Lloyd.

Historical significance: An example of late 20th century costume design for an Ice Show by a designer who extensivley in this specialised field.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Anthony Holland for Four Lilies in the Flower ballet of "The Sleeping Beauty On Ice", Empire Pool, Wembley, 1972

Associated names

Tchaikovsky

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Ink; Paint; Gouache

Techniques

Painted; Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Costume design; Ice Skating

Production Type

Unique

Collection code

T&P

Qr_O48954
Ajax-loader