Scene design for the orchard in The Golden Apple

Maker and role
Artist: Jean Eckart, American, 1921-1994
Artist: William Eckart, American, 1920-2000
Year
1954

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Media/materials
Gouache, watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper
Measurements
10 1/2 x 15 1/2in (26.7 x 39.4cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1999.72.2
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Musical with book and lyrics by John Latouche, and music by Jerome Moross. Produced at the Alvin Theatre, New York, 1954.
Further information
Known for the Olympic Mountains and Golden Delicious apples, Washington State is the setting for this spoof of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Inspired by Mondrian's paintings, Jean and Bill Eckart created a tree that "flies" apart into Cubistic planes.

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