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Les sylphides.

Title
Les sylphides.
Author
Harvey, Peter, 1933-
Publication
1967.

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Still imageSupervised useAvailable*MGZGA Har P Syl 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
Watercolor with white gouache highlights on blue paper; image: 24 x 40 cm.
Subjects
Note
  • Signed lower right: Peter Harvey, '67. Annotated by the artist: Literal sketch [underscored] - production not executed in this style, done as charcoal & chalk sketch on blue tissue paper.
  • Depicts the décor for the production by the National Ballet of Washington, 1967, of Fokine's ballet Les sylphides, staged by Frederic Franklin. Moonlit night, stone structure in ruins, and stone bridge at background left. A stream, trees, and steps at background right. A male figure costumed as the Poet, right of center.
  • Cf. Dance magazine, May 1967, p. 63. Photograph of the stage setting upon which this sketch was based.
Call Number
*MGZGA Har P Syl 1
Author
Harvey, Peter, 1933-
Title
Les sylphides.
Imprint
1967.
Local Subject
Drawing -- 20th century.
Set designs -- 20th century.
Research Call Number
*MGZGA Har P Syl 1
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