- Museum number
Costume study for a gardener dancer for Cavalli's Hipermestra; formerly in an album; whole-length, a woman standing to right, her right arm extended, wearing a red costume
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash and watercolour, over graphite
- Production date
Height: 276 millimetres
Width: 202 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Phyllis Dearborn Massar writes:
'Though a boy would have done the dancing, this female costume is for the Gardener's Ballet in Act III of Hipermestra. See 1887,0502.29 for a description of the costumes.'
For the album, see Curator's Comment to 1887,0502.13+.
Lit: P.D. Massar, 'Costume drawings by Stefano della Bella for the Florentine Theater', "Master Drawings", vol. 8, no. 3, 1970, pp. 262, pl. 16.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013-4, Oct-Jan, Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 'Von der Schönheit der Linie'.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Production of Cavalli's Hipermestra (Costume design) 18 June 1658
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- See Acquisition History to 1887-5-2-13*.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number