Design for painting of Lulu as Pierrot in Lulu

Maker and role
Artist: Jocelyn Herbert, British, 1917-2003
Year
ca. 1977

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Media/materials
Ink, graphite, watercolor, and cut-paper
Measurements
16 1/2 x 11 1/2in (41.9 x 29.2cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2002.104.14
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Opera by Alban Berg. Produced by the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1977.
Further information
Lulu meets the Painter, her second husband, while posing as a deceptively innocent Pierrot. She refuses to part with the painting, even when she is reduced to living in a garret.

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