Found 87 collections related to Costume design drawings

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-153
1 box (87 drawings), some col, 40 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (87 drawings), some col, 40 x 35 cm or smaller
Original watercolor costume designs on paper and board (mostly unidentified, ca. 1890-1911), possibly for Klaw Erlanger spectacles such as Beauty and the beast, music by J.M. Glover and Frederick Solomon (1901), and Mr. Bluebeard, music by... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-168
6.5 linear feet (24 binders)
Parsons-Meares Ltd. is a New York City-based costume shop that builds costumes for professional theater, dance, and opera. The Parsons-Meares costume bibles includes sketches and renderings (primarily reprographic), color photographs, fitting and... more
Armstrong, Will Steven
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-214
3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller; 3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller
Stage designer Will Steven Armstrong (1930-1969) was born in New Orleans. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University and served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. Armstrong received a Master's Degree from Yale University in 1957. After working... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-066
8 drawings
Five costume designs in watercolor and ink: two signed Cora MacGeachy, two initialed B. V. D., and one for The Poppy Girl signed K. Grey; one drawing in ink of an unidentified woman signed possibly F. Holman; and two ink drawings of the scarecrow... more
Du Bois, Raoul Pène, 1914-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-223
4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller
Set and costume designer Raoul Pène Du Bois (1914-1985) was born on Staten Island, New York. His career began in his teens and spanned some six decades, during which he designed for theater, film, dance, and other live productions. Du Bois... more
Weightman-Smith, Michael
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-212
2 boxes (39 drawings), some col, 76 x 51 cm. or smaller; 2 boxes (39 drawings), some col, 76 x 51 cm. or smaller
Michael Weightman-Smith designed sets and costumes for summer theaters, including the Mohawk Drama Festival in Schenectady, New York, and the Casino Theatre, Newport, Rhode Island. He also designed for the San Francisco Chamber Opera Co. and spent... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-056
4 boxes (approx. 375 drawings), col, 37 x 29 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (approx. 375 drawings), col, 37 x 29 cm. or smaller; 1 box (30 scenic boards with photographs attached), b&w, 46 x 30 cm. or smaller; 1 box (30 scenic boards with photographs attached),
The Federal Theatre Project was created in 1935 as a Works Progress Administration project to fund live theatre and other live performing arts performances. Its purpose was also to give employment to unemployed theatre artists; the project brought... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-211
1 box (29 drawings), some col, 55 x 37 cm. or smaller; 1 box (29 drawings), some col, 55 x 37 cm. or smaller
Original costume designs (mostly color); 5 are signed by Vincente Minnelli, 1 by Homer Conant and 1 by Le Comte. Two of the Vincente Minnelli designs are for Earl Carroll vanities (1931); a number of the other unsigned designs are also possibly... more
Macquoid, Percy, -1925
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-022
26 drawings (in 1 box), color, 29 x 37 cm; 26 drawings (in 1 box), color, 29 x 37 cm
Percy Macquoid, costume designer. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil were for David Belasco's production of The Merchant of Venice at the Lyceum Theatre in New York which opened in December 1922. 21 are on board and 5 are on tracing paper.
Bottari, Michael
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-037
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio)
Costume designers, Michael Bottari and Ronald Case. Collection consists of ten color laser prints of costume designs for the 1995 revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical State Fair.
Kim, Willa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-025
11 drawings in 1 box
Willa Kim, costume designer, was nominated for a Tony Award in 1989 for her work on this production. Consists of color copies of eleven sheets of costume designs for the musical LEGS DIAMOND that opened at Broadway's Mark Hellinger Theatre on... more
Stratford Festival (Ont.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-051
1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm; 1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm
Canadian theater festival specializing in productions of Shakespeare. Consists of 28 costume designs, all color prints, from a variety of productions, Shakespearean and non. The drawings are identified with the name and date of production, the... more
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2001-073C
3 drawings mounted together, color; 3 drawings mounted together, color
Rouben Ter-Arutunian, set and costume designer. His entire career was in the United States. Three original costume designs, in ink and watercolor, with character names given, signed with the initial R. Two of the individual images are 3.5 x 8 in.... more
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-053
23 costume designs, col, 38 x 57 cm. and smaller; 23 costume designs, col, 38 x 57 cm. and smaller
Desmond Heeley, costume and set designer. Collection consists of 18 assorted sketches, in ink or pencil, some with color highlights, and 5 unsigned paintings. Some of the designs may be from Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD... more
Weiss, Julie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-057
4 drawings, b x w, 49 x 76 cm; 4 drawings, b x w, 49 x 76 cm
Julie Weiss, costume designer. 4 drawings, mostly in pencil, but with some pen, paint and pastel, are from various productions, mostly unidentified. They include Mrs. Kendall from a television production of The Elephant Man, "Fantasy Billy" from... more
Moiseiwitsch, Tanya, 1914-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-055
3 paintings mounted on 2 boards, col, 28 x 35 cm. and smaller; 3 paintings mounted on 2 boards, col, 28 x 35 cm. and smaller
Tanya Moiseiwitsch (1914- ), costume designer. Consists of three original designs for an unidentified project, two of which have been mounted side by side on the same piece of cardboard backing. The two paintings mounted together each depict a... more
MacGeachy, Cora
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-011
1 volume
Includes more than 300 sketches of costume designs for circa 1920s New York theatrical productions, including the Ziegfeld Follies, the Ziegfeld Midnight Frolics, George White's Scandals, and George M. Cohan's The Merry Malones. Primarily showing... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-302
2 boxes (ca. 185 drawings), some col, 51 x 41 cm or smaller; 2 boxes (ca. 185 drawings), some col, 51 x 41 cm or smaller
Original drawings, mostly color, of designs and sketches for period and early Twentieth century costumes. Theatre and dance works include the dance Perseus by Keith Lester (Arts Theatre Club, London, 1940), designs by Pamela Boden; Madame... more
Michel, Carl
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZGV 14-6721
20 boxes (28 linear feet )
Costume and set designer Carl Michna Michel was born April 3, 1928. A former resident of Canyon, Texas, he was a graduate of Yale University School of Drama and also studied in Europe. Michel designed and executed costumes for theatre productions,... more
Lissim, Simon, 1900-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-026
1 poster
One costume design from of an unidentified show featuring a woman in an Egyptian style costume.
George, Hal
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2007-021
33 drawings (1 box), color, 8.5 x 11 in.; 33 drawings (1 box), color, 8.5 x 11 in.
Costume designer for theater and opera, born in California. Consists of 33 watercolor and ink drawings signed HG, some with notes and fabric swatches attached. Includes productions of ANTIGONE and A WINTER'S TALE. Also a letter, 1960, to George... more
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... more
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-058
9 designs (in 1 box), color, 32 x 42 cm; 9 designs (in 1 box), color, 32 x 42 cm
Charles Le Maire, costume designer for theater and film, began his career in the 1920s designing for revues such as the Ziegfeld Follies. Consists of nine drawings in watercolor and pencil some with fabric swatches attached. Most are for women's... more
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1997-040
17 drawings (in 1 box), color, 35 x 50 cm; 17 drawings (in 1 box), color, 35 x 50 cm
Costume designer for theater and film, Le Maire was the executive director of wardrobe at 20th Century Fox Studios from 1943-1960. He was known for the glitter and extravagance of his costumes and won three Oscars for his movie designs. The... more
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2004-006
2 drawings in 1 box, color, ca. 14" x 19"; 2 drawings in 1 box, color, ca. 14" x 19"
Cecil Beaton, theatrical designer, won the 1960 Tony Award for costume design for his work on SARATOGA. He was also nominated for best scenic designer for the same production. Consists of two drawings in water color, signed, of three costumes for... more
Bilinsky, Boris Konstantinovitch, 1900-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-045
.1 linear feet (10 slides in 1 portfolio)
Consists of ten slides with accompanying documentation: a detailed listing in English and an article about the fate of Bilinsky's designs by René Clémenti Bilinsky in French from CinemAction (no. 97, 2000). Slides consist of a set design for the... more
Rumbold, Hugo
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-023
36 drawings (1 box), color, 28 x 32 cm; 36 drawings (1 box), color, 28 x 32 cm
Hugo Rumbold, Percy Anderson and Viola Tree, costume designers. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil, unsigned, were for the production of The Tempest which opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London on January 28, 1921 with Henry Ainley,... more
Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-021
7 drawings in 1 box, color, 26 x 32 cm; 7 drawings in 1 box, color, 26 x 32 cm
William Henry Matthews, costume designer for numerous Broadway shows. Consists of 7 watercolor drawings on illustration board signed by the artist, for women's costumes for the play, Marjolaine (1922), with Peggy Wood at the Broadhurst Theatre in... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-011
1 drawing, col, 51 cm x 34 cm; 1 drawing, col, 51 cm x 34 cm
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original costume design for the role of Ophelia in HAMLET, in pencil and watercolor, signed "To Lillian Gish from Jo Mielziner." Includes fabric swatches.