Maquette for Summerfolk

Maker and role
Artist: Tazeena Firth, British, born 1935
Artist: Timothy O'Brien, British, born 1929
Year
ca. 1974
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Painted wood, paper, and fabric with found objects
Measurements
19 x 25 x 24 3/4in (48.3 x 63.5 x 62.9cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2002.200.31
Object type
Department
Theatre production
Play by Maxim Gorky. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwych Theatre, London, 1974.
Further information
Holes in the top of the maquette produce the effect of sunlight filtered through leafy trees in the yard of a Dacha near St. Petersburg. In the maquette, the fabric on the ground is painted to enhance this dappled pattern.
Documentation
Theatre Design & Technology; Winter 2014; p. 36

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