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Costume design for a shepherd
for the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, performed by Sadler’s Wells Opera Company, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, 1964

watercolour, gold paint, pencil and collage of cut and torn paper
38.0 × 28.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
inscribed in pencil u.r.: Leigh Maurice / David Kane (crossed out)
inscribed in ballpoint pen u.r.: Goner Morris
inscribed (vertically) in blue ballpoint pen l.r.: chorus.
inscribed (diagonally) in blue ballpoint pen l.r: 2 / chorus.
inscribed in blue ballpoint pen l.r.: shepherd.
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.r.: ORFEO. MONTEVERDI. / SADLERS WELLS.
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Peter Corrigan, Member, 1993
© The Estate of Yolanda Sonnabend
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Costume Performing Arts
Subjects (specific)
brown (colour) costume design operas (performances) shepherds