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Design for the costume of the chauffeur in Gilbert Cannan's Children's Comedy

  • Object:

    Theatre costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    mid 1920s (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Polunin, Elisabeth, born 1875 - died 1950 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    body-colours over charcoal

  • Museum number:

    E.962-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 22, box B

Physical description

Design for a costume drawn in watercolours and body-colours.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

mid 1920s (designed)

Artist/maker

Polunin, Elisabeth, born 1875 - died 1950 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

body-colours over charcoal

Marks and inscriptions

Elisabeth Polunin
Signed in pencil.

Dimensions

Height: 29 cm, Length: 19 cm

Descriptive line

Design for the costume of the chauffeur in Gilbert Cannan's Children's Comedy by Elisabeth Polunin; mid 1920s.

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

Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 46, cat. 178.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Bodycolour; Charcoal

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Theatre

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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