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Nicholas Roerich (1874 - 1947)

Lot 101: NICHOLAS ROERICH

Sotheby's

April 23, 2004
New York, NY, US

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Description

oil on canvas

RUSSIAN, 1874-1947
THE SACRED GROVE, SNEGOUROTCHKA (THE SNOW MAIDEN)

Dimensions

23 1/8 by 31 1/8 in.

58.7 by 79.1 cm

Exhibited

New York, Cordier & Eckstrom, Nicholas Roerich Decors and Costumes for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and Russian Operas, 1974, illustrated

Provenance

Sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, December 6, 1979, lot 59, illustrated
Private collection (acquired from the above sale)

Notes

Executed in 1917.

Nicholas Roerich designed the decor and costumes for this production of the Rimsky-Korsakov opera for the Chicago Civic Opera Company, performed in 1922.

We would like to thank Daniel Entin, Director of the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York for providing additional catalogue information.

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