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  • Costume design
    Stone, Alix, born 1913 - died 2010
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Costume design

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, designed)

  • Date:

    1977 (Painted, Drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stone, Alix, born 1913 - died 2010 (Costume designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, Pen & Ink, Ink, and Gold Paint, on Paper

  • Museum number:

    S.259-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Projected costume design for Richard Howard as Tybalt. The design depicts a three quarter length male figure wearing a "renaissance" style costume. The costume consists of a heavily patterned brown jacket with short sleeves worn over a high necked prussian blue tunic. The left sleeve of the tunic is decorated with a gold embroidered coat of arms. The figure also wears a codpiece & a pair of grey tights; a pair of black gauntlets; and a sword worn on a belt around the waist.

Place of Origin

London (probably, designed)

Date

1977 (Painted, Drawn)

Artist/maker

Stone, Alix, born 1913 - died 2010 (Costume designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, Pen & Ink, Ink, and Gold Paint, on Paper

Marks and inscriptions

' Alix Stone '
Signature; Lower right hand corner of the mount.; handwriting; ink

' Tybalt Young Vic Theatre '
Textual information; Across the bottom of the mount.; handwriting; pencil

' Young Vic / Romeo & Juliet / Tybalt / Producer Denise Coffey '
Textual information; On the reverse of the mount.; handwriting; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 326 mm, Width: 222 mm, Height: 396 mm Mount, Width: 298 mm Mount

Object history note

This costume design by Alix Stone is part of an extensive collection of designs purchased by the Theatre Museum directly from the artist in 1994. The design was executed for a production of William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet", performed at the Young Vic Theatre, February 23rd 1977. The production was directed by Denise Coffey; lit by Mike Alvey and Jenny Cane; and the fight scenes were arranged by Derek Ware. The production starred Simon Chandler and Natasha Pyne as Romeo and Juliet.

Descriptive line

Projected Costume design by Alix Stone for Richard Howard as Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Young Vic Theatre, 23 February 1977

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Ink; Paint

Techniques

Painted; Drawn

Subjects depicted

Play; Costumes

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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