Barney Zeitz

Drawings

RFD 595A
State Rd.
Vineyard Haven,Ma.
Martha's Vineyard
02568
(508) 693-9421
bz@bzeitz.com

1854 Opera Storyboard


Zeitz was commissioned to do five drawings in charcoal to depict scenes from a new opera being developed about abolition on Martha's Vineyard. Each is 14" x 17". This first ones shows the townspeople gathering for town meeting at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, Ma.


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Drawing
Townspeople Gathering

Drawing
Sea captains at town meeting on stilts
Sea Captains at town meeting
Town Meeting with escaped slaves singing in loft