7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


St Anne, Costume Design for the LÉonide Massine Ballet-Mysteria "Liturgie"

48. GONCHAROVA, NATALIA (1881-1962)

St Anne, Costume Design for the LÉonide Massine Ballet-Mysteria "Liturgie", signed and numbered "58", also further signed, inscibed "Liturgie/St Elizabeth [sic] and numbered on the reverse.

Pochoir with gouache on paper, 61.5 by 40.5 cm (image size).
5,000-7,000 GBP


Executed c. 1915.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s studio by Yvette Moch.
Collection of Y. Moch, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Collection of Julian Barran Ltd, London.

Exhibited: Gontcharova and the Russian Folk Art Tradition, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 19 October–26 November 1996.
Natalia Gontcharova and the Russian Ballet, Julian Barran Gallery, London, 11 June–8 August 1997.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Natalia Gontcharova, London, Julian Barran Ltd, 1997, No. 9, illustrated and listed.


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