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Blow Your Own Trumpet

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    11/08/1943 (produced)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Topolski, Feliks, born 1907 - died 1989 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawings, coloured in ink wash and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.59-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 107

Physical description

Designs for the costumes of Rosa, Maestro Servandoni, Israel Altmeyer and Lorenzo Taruffi in a set of four pen and ink drawings, coloured in ink wash and watercolour, for Peter Ustinov's 'Blow Your Own Trumpet', produced by the Old Vic Theatre at the Playhouse Theatre, London. Pattern of red material attached to E.56.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

11/08/1943 (produced)

Artist/maker

Topolski, Feliks, born 1907 - died 1989 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawings, coloured in ink wash and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with notes in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 15.875 in Average size of sheets, Width: 12.875 in

Descriptive line

Designs for the costumes of Rosa, Maestro Servandoni, Israel Altmeyer and Lorenzo Taruffi in Peter Ustinov's 'Blow Your Own Trumpet', at the Playhouse Theatre, London. Great Britain, 1943.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Materials

Paper; Pen and ink; Material

Techniques

Drawing; Wash; Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Theatre; Costumes

Categories

Drawings; Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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