Costume drawing by Judy Dearing for George Murchison in A Raisin in the Sun

  • Image for Costume drawing by Judy Dearing for George Murchison in A Raisin in the Sun
  • Image for Costume drawing by Judy Dearing for George Murchison in A Raisin in the Sun
2 images
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 11/16 × 11 in. (34.8 × 27.9 cm)
Type
design drawings
Date
1983-1986
Description
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for the character George Murchison in the Lorraine Hansberry play A Raisin in the Sun. The drawing depicts a man with hair cropped short standing with his hands in his pants pockets. He wears a single-breasted black, tan, and red plaid jacket over a gray sweater vest, a white dress shirt, and a bright red tie. His khaki-colored pants are cuffed at the hem over his black 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
Art
Broadway Theatre
Costume
Costume design
Tragedy (Theatre)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.128.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

NOTE: Cataloging is an ongoing process and we may update this record as we conduct additional research and review. If you have more information about this object, please contact us at NMAAHCDigiTeam@si.edu.