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Creator:
Roger Furse, 1903–1972, British
Title:

Sketch for Costume Design of Portia in Merchant of Venice

Additional Title(s):

Miss Irene Worth

Date:
ca. 1952
Medium:
Graphite and pastel on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Frame: 23 1/16 × 15 3/4 × 1 1/8 inches (58.6 × 40 × 2.9 cm) and Sheet: 22 × 14 7/8 inches (55.9 × 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "Portia | Miss Irene Worth"

Signed in graphite, lower center: "Furse"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gregory F.W. Todd, Yale BA 1976, in memory of Joan Castle Sitwell
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2016.12.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | costume | dress | literary theme | play | portrait
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:72999
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