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Macbeth

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1941-early 1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ayrton, Michael, born 1921 - died 1975 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    bodycolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Michael Ayrton

  • Museum number:

    E.42-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 1, box A

Physical description

Bodycolour design for a costume for Macbeth

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1941-early 1942 (made)

Artist/maker

Ayrton, Michael, born 1921 - died 1975 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

bodycolour

Dimensions

Height: 10 in, Width: 7 in

Object history note

For a production of Macbeth at the Piccadilly Theatre, London, premiered 8 July 1942

Descriptive line

Michael Ayrton. Costume design for Duncan for a 1942 production of Macbeth in London. Bodycolour.

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.

Materials

Bodycolour

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Designs; Theatre; Performance art; Paintings; Shakespeare

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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