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Michail Larionov (1881 - 1964)

Lot 42: Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov (1881-1964)

Bonhams 3

October 19, 2004
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Design for an ornate chest
signed with initials (lower right) and annotated with instructions to the scene painter and carpenter
gouache over pencil
24.5 x 32 cm. (9 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)
Executed circa 1915

Provenance

Serge Lifar, Paris.
Private collection, Paris.

This design for a stage detail was executed for part of the decor of one of the short ballets which made up the programme Les Contès Russes. This programme was first produced by Diaghilev's Russian ballet in the same year.

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October 19, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

London, United Kingdom