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1965

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

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2021

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Drawing, Costume Design: Sir, for The Roar of the Grease Paint, the Smell of the Crowd

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on gray illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Freddy Wittop.

Its dimensions are

50.8 x 38 cm (20 in. x 14 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and gray ink, lower right: Freddy Wittop

It is inscribed

Inscribed in gray ink, upper right: Cyril Ritchard; verso, in black ink, upper left: The Roar of the Greasepaint and The Smell of the Crowd.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Sir, for The Roar of the Grease Paint, the Smell of the Crowd; USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on gray illustration board; 50.8 x 38 cm (20 in. x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Freddy Wittop; 1971-1-5

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