Athena (Costume Design for Unknown Play)

WAG 1683


This watercolour painting is a costume design by George W. Harris (1978-1929) for the part of 'Athena' in an unknown play. Harris was born in Warwickshire but spent the majority of his life living and working as an artist in Liverpool. His father was a Theatre Manager by trade and his own career was largely based in a theatre setting. Harris worked closely with the founder of the Liverpool Repertory Theatre, Basil Dean (1888-1978, producing many costume and set designs for Dean's plays.