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Drawing, Stage Design: Variation of the Palace Terrace, Act I, Scene 2, for Don Giovanni

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eugene Berman and music composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and made for (as the client) Metropolitan Opera. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is pen and black, red ink, brush and watercolor on paper mounted on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Ogden Codman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 11.4 × 11.9 cm (4 1/2 × 4 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Initialed and dated at bottom: "E.B. / 1957 ... Don Giovanni"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Variation of the Palace Terrace, Act I, Scene 2, for Don Giovanni; Designed by Eugene Berman (American, b. Russia, 1899–1972); USA; pen and black, red ink, brush and watercolor on paper mounted on cardboard; H x W: 11.4 × 11.9 cm (4 1/2 × 4 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Ogden Codman; 1958-138-2

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