Drawing, Costume Design: Sir John Falstaff, for The Merry Wives of Windsor
This is a drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss. It is dated 1927 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
It is credited
Gift of University of California, Los Angeles.
Its dimensions are
38 × 25.3 cm (14 15/16 × 9 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
verso: stamped in blue ink, center: THIS DRAWING IS MY PERSONAL PROPERTY / AND MUST BE RETURNED TO ME / HENRY DREYFUSS / SEP 30 1927 / logo of Scenic Artists Union Local 829; printed in brown ink, upper left: Drawing Board / City / HP (hot pressed) for pen-and-ink, CP (cold pressed) / Special Surfaces Nos 1 & 2 for Wash Drawings
It is signed
Signed in black marking pen, lower left: Henry Dreyfuss
It is inscribed
Inscribed in pen and black ink on off-white wove paper pasted to board, bottom right: PRODUCTION OF / THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR / COSTUME FOR SIR FALSTAFF / PLAYED BY OTIS SKINNER / 1927. verso: in pen and blue ink, top left: 3; in ball point pen and blue ink, top left: DPE - 18 - E
Cite this object as
Drawing, Costume Design: Sir John Falstaff, for The Merry Wives of Windsor; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor on illustration board; 38 × 25.3 cm (14 15/16 × 9 15/16 in.); Gift of University of California, Los Angeles; 1973-15-125