Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Porgy and Bess

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Created by
Dearing, Judy, American, 1940 - 1995
Medium
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 5/8 × 11 in. (34.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type
design drawings
Date
1995
Description
A costume drawing by Judy Dearing for an unidentified female character in the musical Porgy and Bess. The drawing depicts a woman standing with her hands clasped in front of her waist. She wears a yellow straw hat with a wide brim and a gray gingham shirt dress with three-quarter length sleeves and a skirt that falls to her mid-calf. Her gray shoes have a short heel. The woman and her clothing are outlined in graphite with watercolor and unidentified pigment shading. The stamp for the United Scenic Artists Local 829 is in black ink in the lower left facing corner, with Dearing's signature in black ink below the stamp. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Art
Costume
Costume design
Musical Theatre
Opera (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.128.10
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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