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Costume design

Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1993 (Painted, drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brotherston, Lez, born 1961 (costume designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen & ink, watercolour, and black marker pen on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lez Brotherston

  • Museum number:

    S.296-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume design for the Second Madonna. The design depicts a full length female figure whose naked bleeding limbs and torso have been bound with ropes. The figure wears a crown of thorns on her head. Unsigned by the artist.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1993 (Painted, drawn)

Artist/maker

Brotherston, Lez, born 1961 (costume designers)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen & ink, watercolour, and black marker pen on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

' 2nd Madonna '
Textual information; Upper left hand corner.; handwriting; pencil; Brotherston, Lez

Dimensions

Height: 356 mm, Width: 456 mm

Object history note

This costume design by Lez Brotherston is part of an extensive collection of designs donated to the Theatre Museum by the artist in 2002. The design was executed for a production of Siegfried Matthus's opera "Cornet Christoph Rilke's Song of Love and Death" performed by Glyndebourne Touring Opera at Sadler's Wells on October 4th 1993. The production was translated by Bernard Jacobson, directed by Aidan Lang, conducted by Martin Andre, and lit by Davy Cunningham.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Lez Brotherston for the Second Madonna in the opera "Cornet Christoph Rilke's Song of Love and Death", Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Sadler's Wells, October 4th 1993.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Pencil; Ink; Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Painted, Drawn

Subjects depicted

Operas; Costume design

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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