Drawing, Costume Design: Bishop, for Checkmate, 1937
This is a Drawing. It was music composed by Arthur Bliss and designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and production directed by Ninette de Valois. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 39.5 x 30.5 cm (15 9/16 in. x 12 in.)
It is signed
Signed in black ink, lower right: E. Mcknight Kauffer
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, pointing to headgear, right: silver; this should be like a starched collar / but silver is [...] a material; pointing to belt, to gloves: silver; left margin: Deep red where blk / Light " " grey / yellow " " white
Cite this object as
Drawing, Costume Design: Bishop, for Checkmate, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on white paper; H x W: 39.5 x 30.5 cm (15 9/16 in. x 12 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-281