Watercolor and ink on paper
10 x 18 3/4in (25.4 x 47.6cm)
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Musical wtih book by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, lyrics by Leo Robin, and music by Sigmund Romberg. Choreography by Agnes de Mille. Produced at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, 1954.
In this design for The Girl in Pink Tights, the downstage wings and overhead banner framing the perspective vista in the backdrop recall "scena quadro" (square scene), so much a part of European scene design of the 1700s.
Eldon Elder (American, b.1924, d.2000)