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Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy; costume design for Jeanne d'Arc by the Paris Opera

Artist:
Charles Bianchini (French, Lyons 1860–1905 Paris)
Date:
1897
Medium:
Pen and black ink, watercolor, gouache
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 5/16 x 9 3/8 in. (31.2 x 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Adrian Lambert, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.731.81
Not on view
Costume design for Philip the Good, Duke of Burgondy, part of a portfolio of 82 designs by Bianchini for 'Jeanne d'Arc' by the Paris Opera Company, 1897. Philip the Good is depicted on three-quarter view, looking to the left, with his left foot extended towards the front and his right arm slightly lifted in front of him. He wears a dark purple doublet with green borders, decorated with rich golden interlacing motifs, and a matching cape, over a chemise with golden decorations on the sleeves and white gloves. The hose are of cream color, as well as the pointed-toe flat shoes. A fur scarf is around the neck, and a black double belt with golden interlacing motifs is tied around his wais. He wears a golden crown over a red hat, flanked on the crown by a fleur de lis.
Signature: Pen and red ink, lower right: Ch Bianchini / 97.

Inscription: Pen and black ink, center right: Philippe le Bon/ duc de Bourgogne/ 9e tableau.

Marking: Purple ink stamp, upper right: 81.
Dr. Adrian Lambert; Donor: Dr. Adrian Lambert
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