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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1920 (Drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schwabe, Randolph, born 1885 - died 1948 (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Charcoal on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Cyril W Beaumont Bequest

  • Museum number:

    S.414-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Tamara Karsavina making up in her dressing room. Charcoal drawing by Raldolph Schwabe, 1920.

Physical description

Female figure facing right, seated at make-up table and making up her right eye, her left hand resting on a jar. Part of the mirror is seen at the right edge with a light bulb hanging over; costumes hang on the wall in the background. Drawing in charcoal by Randolph Schwabe, signed and dated 1920.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1920 (Drawn)

Artist/maker

Schwabe, Randolph, born 1885 - died 1948 (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Charcoal on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'R Schwabe 1920'
Signature; date; Upper left hand corner; Handwriting; Pencil; 1920

Dimensions

Height: 479 mm, Width: 320 mm

Object history note

The dawing was reproduced in "Thamar Karsavina" by Valerin Svetlov, translated from the Russian by H. de Vere Beauclerk and Nadia Evrenov, edited byt Cyril Beaumont, C. W. Beaumont, London, 1922, facing page 96.
The drawing came to the Museum as part of the Cyril Beaumont Bequest.

Descriptive line

Tamara Karsavina making up in her dressing room. Charcoal drawing by Raldolph Schwabe, 1920.

Materials

Charcoal; Paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Make up (theatrical); Dressing room

Categories

Dance; Entertainment & Leisure

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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