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Design for a backcloth - Backcloth of Coriolanus
  • Backcloth of Coriolanus
    Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, born 1836 - died 1912
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Backcloth of Coriolanus

  • Object:

    Design for a backcloth

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, born 1836 - died 1912 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour on distemper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by R. C. McCleery, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.2182-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 318

Physical description

Watercolour design for the backcloth of Coriolanus, produced by Irving at the Lyceum Theatre

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1901 (made)

Artist/maker

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, born 1836 - died 1912 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour on distemper

Dimensions

Height: 374 mm, Width: 494 mm

Descriptive line

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, design for the backcloth of Coriolanus, produced by Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, 1901

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, 1985
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.
Elizabeth Prettejohn & Peter Trippi, eds. Lawrence Alma-Tadema : at home in antiquity Munich : Prestel, [2016] 9783791355528
p. 180

Materials

Watercolour; Distemper

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Theatre; Designs; Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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