7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

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Set Design for the Rimsky-Korsakov Opera "The Tsar's Bride", Act I

155. BILIBINE, IVAN (1876-1942)

Set Design for the Rimsky-Korsakov Opera "The Tsar's Bride", Act I, signed twice with initials and dated 1930, also further signed, inscribed with the artist's Paris address and "1er acte/(Chez Griaznoï)", and titled on the reverse.

Pencil, ink and gouache on cardboard, 39 by 52 cm (cardboard size).
18,000-25,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Literature: Les artistes russes hors frontière, Paris, Musée du Montparnasse, 2010, p. 94, illustrated.


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