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Design for an Act Drop : Cinderella, Mazeppa and Lady Godiva

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870-1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caney, Robert, born 1847 - died 1911 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour design

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by R. C. McCleery, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.287-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 25, box B

Physical description

Watercolour design for an Act Drop. The central panel shows a scene from Cinderella, depicting equestrian statues on either side with Mazeppa on the left and Lady Godiva on the right. Inscribed with artist's name.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1870-1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Caney, Robert, born 1847 - died 1911 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour design

Dimensions

Height: 9.875 in, Width: 13.875 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour design for an Act Drop by Robert Caney depicting a scene from Cinderella, and on either side an equestrian statue representing Mazeppa on the left and Lady Godiva on the right. Great Britain, ca. 1870-80.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Horses; Drop; Historical; Equestrian; Theatre

Categories

Theatre; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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