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 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
Type
design drawings
Date
1995
Description
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for an unidentified female character in the musical Porgy and Bess. The drawing depicts a standing woman wearing a bronze-toned knee-length sheath dress with full-length sleeves. The dress has a wrap front bodice that is draped across and tied at the woman's left front side waist. She wears dark brown high-heeled shoes. 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.
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
2014.128.12
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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