Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Robbins in 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 11/16 × 11 in. (34.8 × 27.9 cm)
Type
design drawings
Date
1995
Description
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for the character Robbins in the musical Porgy and Bess. The drawing depicts a man standing with his hands hanging behind his sides. He wears a brown derby hat with a black hatband, brown round-rimmed glasses, a pale blue and green striped dress shirt, a white necktie, and a matching mustard yellow single-breasted vest and trousers. He has on dark brown oxford shoes. The man and his clothing are outlined in graphite with watercolor and unidentified pigment shading. Written in graphite in the lower left facing corner is the text "Robbins / 22". 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
2014.128.11
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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