Maquette for Othello

Maker and role
Artist: Ralph Koltai, British, born Germany, 1924-2018
Year
ca. 1985

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Media/materials
Painted Plexiglas and paper, with fabric, plaster, and found objects
Measurements
dome diameter, 29in (73.7cm)
base diameter, 27in (68.6cm)
height including dome, 18in (45.7cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2002.269
Object type
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Tragedy by William Shakespeare. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, London, 1985.
Further information
Lights in the maquette base shine upward, framing actors and their relationships. The maquette shows Othello casting Desdemona to the ground, suspecting infidelity.
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