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Natalija Sergeevna Goncarova (1881 - 1962)

Lot 97: NATALIA SERGEEVNA GONCHAROVA, 1881-1962 COSTUME DESIGN FOR BORIS KNIASOFF FROM THE PRODUCTION OF

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May 19, 2005
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NATALIA SERGEEVNA GONCHAROVA, 1881-1962 COSTUME DESIGN FOR BORIS KNIASOFF FROM THE PRODUCTION OF LA VEILLÉE AT THE POLETIANNERO THEATRE, BUENOS AIRES, 1948-1949

signed with initials in Latin and inscribed La veillée t.r., also initialled, numbered N2 and inscribed on reverse; Ballets Boris Kniaseff stamp on brown paper also attached to reverse

watercolour over pencil on paper

PROVENANCE

Collection of Boris Kniaseff
Sotheby's London, The Sale of Ballet and Theatre Material: Sergei Diaghilev, Boris Kniaseff; Max Reinhardt, 16th December 1969, lot 210.
Acquired by the previous owner from the above
CATALOGUE NOTE

La veillée was written and choreographed by Kniaseff himself to music by Alexander Scriabin and Nikolai Cherepnin. Goncharova designed all the sets and costumes for the production in Buenos Aires.

Dimensions

image size: 36.5 by 27cm., 14Ό by 10 1/2 in.

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