29 November 2017 Russian Art Auctions

29 November 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Set Design for R. Wagner's Opera "Tannhäuser"

§ 121. DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875-1957)

Set Design for R. Wagner's Opera "Tannhäuser", signed, further stamped with a monogram on the reverse.

Tempera on canvas, 59 by 48.5 cm.
10,000-20,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of Rostislav Dobuzhinsky, the artist’s son.
Important private collection, Europe.

The present lot is from the series of set and costume designs for the 1930 production of Wagner’s Tannhäuser at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kaunas.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.