5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 Jun 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Set Design for the M. Mussorgsky Opera "Khovanshchina"

§ 123. DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875–1957)

Set Design for the M. Mussorgsky Opera "Khovanshchina", signed, stamped with a monogram and dated 1945.

Pencil and gouache on card, laid on card, 29 by 44.5 cm.
2,000–3,000 GBP


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

The present lot is from Mstislav Dobuzhinsky’s set and costume designs for Modest Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina, produced by the Metropolitan Opera and premiered on 16 February.19


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