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Costume design for Clytemnestra
for the play Electra by Sophocles, performed by Old Vic Company, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1951. Reused for Entwürfe für Tänzer, performed by the Stuttgart Ballet, Stuttgart, 1964

oil paint, gouache, watercolour, blue chalk and pencil
38.5 × 37.7 cm (sheet) 46.5 × 39.3 cm (support)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
inscribed in pencil u.r.: Electra / C / Clytemnestra
inscribed in pencil on support u.r.: Euripides / (left-pointing arrow) / ElECTRA
inscribed in pencil l.r.: YSonnabend
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)
costume design entertainment events theatre costume women (female humans)