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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Zurich (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kokoschka, Oskar, born 1886 - died 1980 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Body colour on paper mâché, cardboard and gauze, hessian, with cotton wool in the apertures

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Zürcher Werkbühne

  • Museum number:

    E.428-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 77

Physical description

Mask for Herr Firdusi, the leading character in the tragicomedy Sphinx und Strohmann, ein curiosum.

Place of Origin

Zurich (made)

Date

1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Kokoschka, Oskar, born 1886 - died 1980 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Body colour on paper mâché, cardboard and gauze, hessian, with cotton wool in the apertures

Dimensions

Height: 43.2 cm, Width: 35.5 cm, Depth: 40.6 cm

Descriptive line

Mask by Oskar Kokoschka

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969

Materials

Body colour; Papier-mâché; Cardboard; Gauze; Hessian

Subjects depicted

Masks (costume)

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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