Modern British Art by Archibald Ziegler: Design for a costume, c.1930 |





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Archibald Ziegler:
Design for a costume, c.1930

Mounted (ref: 4310)

Signed and extensively inscribed with notes

Pencil and watercolour on paper, 16 1/8 x 10 1/2 in. (41 x 26.5 cm.)

Tags: design theatre

Ziegler studied at Central School of Arts and Crafts and at Royal College of Art under William Rothenstein, 1927-30. As well as teaching drawing and painting at St Martin's School of Art, Ziegler taught art history at Morley College in London, and for the Workers' Educational Association.   Toynbee Hall, in London's East End, had a mural by him. Ziegler had a series of one-man shows in London, including the Whitechapel Art Gallery (1932), Adams Gallery, 1935; Leger Gallery, 1938; and Ben Uri Gallery, 1950, with a retrospective five years later. Chelsea Arts Club member who lived in London.

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