Design for show scrim in La Périchole

Maker and role
Artist: John Lee Beatty, American, born 1948
Year
1976

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Media/materials
Gouache, ink, graphite, and collage on board
Measurements
15 x 25 1/2in (38.1 x 64.8cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Theatre Arts Fund
Accession number
TL2007.18.1
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Opera by Jacques Offenbach. Produced by San Francisco Opera, 1976.
Further information
A beautiful street singer, La Périchole, becomes a lady in waiting at court. Although the opera is set in Peru, designer John Lee Beatty gave the production the look of composer Jacques Offenbach's own milieu, Second Empire France under Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie.

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