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Costume design for Halévy's opera 'La Juive'

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1893 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour design

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Arthur Collins

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 103, box B

Physical description

Watercolour design for a costume in Fromental Halévy's opera 'La Juive'. Signed by the artist and inscribed 'L'Ebrea'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1893 (made)


Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour design


Height: 17.625 in, Width: 8.3 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour design by Attilio Comelli (1 of 18) for costumes in Halévy's opera 'La Juive', produced at the Drury Lane Theatre, April 11th, 1893.

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

Department of Prints and Drawings, Theatre Costume Design in the Victoria and Albert Museum Colour Microfiche, Emmett Microform, 1983
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935





Subjects depicted

Costume; Theatre


Theatre; Designs; Drawings; Judaism


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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