Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Bobo in A Raisin in the Sun

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Created by
Dearing, Judy, American, 1940 - 1995
Subject of
Hansberry, Lorraine, American, 1930 - 1965
Medium
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 3/4 × 11 in. (34.9 × 27.9 cm)
Type
design drawings
Date
1983-1986
Description
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for the character Bobo in the Lorraine Hansberry play A Raisin in the Sun. The drawing depicts a man standing with his right hand in his jacket pocket and his left hand in a fist at his left waist. He is wearing a dark brown fedora hat with a blue hatband, a grey coat in a blue speckled pattern with a mid-thigh hemline, a dark brown sweater vest or cardigan, a gray dress shirt, bright green pants, and light brown oxford shoes. The man and his 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 right facing corner, with Dearing's signature in black ink below the stamp. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Broadway Theatre
Costume
Costume design
Drama (Theatre)
Tragedy (Theatre)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.128.1
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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