January 19, 1853~ Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Il Trovatore” premieres

Costume sketch by Alfred Edel

for the role of Manrico, performed at La Scala Theater in Milan, 1883

1883 / Tempera and watercolor on cardboard / 12 4/5”x8” / Casa Ricordi Publishing Co. Archives

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Previous January 19 posts:

Winter~ January 19

January 19 (music)~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/19~

December 27, 1924~ Russian painter and designer Léon Bakst dies

Costume Design for Vaslav Nijinsky as the Faun by Léon Bakst

1912 / Published in “L’Art Decoraif de Leon Bakst” (Paris, 1913)
Digital Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries, Columbia, SC

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One masterpiece after another: The quiet revolutionism of Afternoon of a Faun~
https://www.roh.org.uk/news/one-masterpiece-after-another-the-quiet-revolutionism-of-afternoon-of-a-faun

Previous December 27 posts:

December 27~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/27~

October 28, 1897~ American costume designer Edith Head is born

Brown Evening Dress Design for “To Catch a Thief”  by Edith Head

1954 / Watercolor and gouache over graphite sketch on paper / 12 1/2”x16 1/2”
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Madison

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Wisconsin Historical Society~
https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records?&terms=Edith%2cHead&facets=CREATOR_NAME%3a%22Head%2c+Edith%22
30 Fantastic Movie Costumes by the Legendary Edith Head~
https://www.thecut.com/2013/10/30-fantastic-movie-costumes-by-edith-head.html

Previous October 28 posts:

Autumn~ October 28

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/28~

International Women’s Day, March 8~

Orra White Hitchcock (1796-1863)
https://consecratedeminence.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/orra-white-hitchcock/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/amherst_college_archives/sets/72157626317646935/


Riva Helfond (1910-2002)

http://rogallery.com/Helfond_Riva/helfond-biography.htm
http://www.susantellergallery.com/cgi/STG_art.pl?artist=helfond


Irene H. Aronson (1918)

http://www.holzmanantiques.com/product/irene-aronson-oil-painting-2278.cfm
http://collections.vam.ac.uk/search/?slug=aronson-irene&name=A30495