Lot 598: Scala / La Tournée des Grands Ducs. 1906
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: GEORGES REDON (1869-1943) Size: 37 1/8 x 50 7/8 in./94.3 x 129.3 cm Imp. J. Minot, Paris While little is known about the show itself, the expression "tour of the Grand Dukes" was popular in the late 19th century, and referred to wealthy Russian aristocrats who spent money in Paris with wild abandon, going from one nightclub to the next. The beautifully-drawn composition shows off one such gentleman and his much-younger ballerina companion.
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears & stains at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 37 1/8 x 50 7/8 in./94.3 x 129.3 cm
Artist or Maker: GEORGES REDON (1869-1943)