Painted paper and board, with found objects
42 5/8 x 40 x 27 1/4in (108.3 x 101.6 x 69.2cm)
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Ruloff Kip created this toy theatre for his daughter, Betty. The theatre features moving mechanisms, several working lighting schemes, and an array of set drops and cut-out characters, based on Kip's family members, pets, and house on Long Island.
Modern Art at the McNay: A Brief History and Pictorial Survey of the Collection; William J. Chiego; 2001; p. 150
Ruloff Kip (b.1876, d.1935)