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MS Thr 634

Pogédaieff, Georges A. de. Georges A. de Pogédaieff costume and set designs for King Lear, 1920: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 634
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Pogédaieff, Georges A. de.
Title: Georges A. de Pogédaieff costume and set designs for King Lear,
Date(s): 1920.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Costume and set designs for King Lear by Russian artist, Georges A. de Pogédaieff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003MT-42. Purchase from Marina Henderson, London, England; received: 2001 July.
HTC Accession number: 2001-2002.33.5.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Existence and Location of Copies:

Each drawing is fully cataloged and digitized in Harvard's VIA database.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Georges A. de Pogédaieff Costume and Set Designs for King Lear, 1920 (MS Thr 634). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Georges A. de Pogédaieff (Georgii Anatolievich Pozhedaev) (1899-1971) was a Russian artist, who was primarily known for his work in costume and stage design, still life, and landscape painting. He was also an illustrator and engraver.


Arranged in accession number order.

Scope and Contents

26 graphite, watercolor and gouache, heightened with gold and silver drawings on paper. All are signed: G.P. All are costume or set designs for William Shakespeare's play King Lear. Original album cover and list of costume designs (in French) are at end.

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