Scene design with steel girders, scene 2, in Skyscrapers

Maker and role
Artist: Robert Edmond Jones, American, 1887-1954
ca. 1926
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Object detail

Watercolor, gouache, graphite, and collage on board
19 11/16 x 27 5/16in (50 x 69.4cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
Theatre production
Ballet with music by John Alden Carpenter and choreography by Sammy Lee. Produced at the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1926.
Modern Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture: Dance, Theatre, and Opera; 1982; lot. 233
Modern Art at the McNay: A Brief History and Pictorial Survey of the Collection; William J. Chiego; 2001; p. 162
An Eye for the Stage; William J. Chiego, Jody Blake (American, b.1953); 2004; p. 63
Paris/New York: Design/Fashion/Culture/1925-1940; 2008; p. 95-99
Docent information sheet
V:\Object Documentation\Theatre Arts\TL1999.116.1 Jones\Sotheby's 1982.pdf
V:\Object Documentation\Theatre Arts\TL1999.116.1 Jones\Paris New York 2008.pdf


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