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1965

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1970

  • We acquired this object.

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Painting, Stage Design: Pique Dame, 1965

This is a Painting. It was designed by Robert O'Hearn and music composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and made for (as the client) Metropolitan Opera. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is oil on canvas. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Robert O'Hearn. It is credited Gift of Robert O'Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 45.4 × 60.8 cm (17 7/8 × 23 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, stamped: union seal.

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Robert O'Hearn."

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Met Opera 1965. Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: Pique Dame. Verso: Inscribed in pen and blue ink: #14/Pique Dame/JP.

Cite this object as

Painting, Stage Design: Pique Dame, 1965; Designed by Robert O'Hearn (1921–2016); USA; oil on canvas; H x W: 45.4 × 60.8 cm (17 7/8 × 23 15/16 in.); Gift of Robert O'Hearn; 1970-49-3

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