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Costume design

Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    c.1690s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Michetti, Nicola (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink and wash

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 31

Physical description

Pen and ink and wash design for a mock Roman entertainment with setting and costumes

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


c.1690s (made)


Michetti, Nicola (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink and wash


Height: 8.5 in, Width: 6.25

Descriptive line

Niccolo Michetti. Pen and ink and wash design for a scene from a mock-Roman entertainment. Italian, late 17th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.


Pen and ink; Wash




Designs; Theatre; Performance art; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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