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Stage design for Opera “Faust”

* 20. KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939)

Stage design for Opera “Faust”, signed, inscribed "Op. "Faust" - Ploshchad'."/Moskva." in Cyrillic and dated "1910 g. Mart.", also further titled on the reverse.

Black crayon and gouache on cardboard, 42 by 64 cm.

Provenance: Russian art, Christie's London, 13 December 1995, lot 88.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, USA.

Exhibited: Hokkaido, Kushiro Art Museum; Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art; Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum; Aomori, Aomori Museum of Art; A World of Stage: Russian Designs for Theatre, Opera and Dance, 17 April-28 October, 2007, no.122 (label on the reverse).

Literature: Exhibition Catalogue, A World of Stage: Russian designs for Theatre, Opera and Dance, Hokkaido, Kyoto, Tokyo and Aomori, 2007, p.120, No.122, illustrated and listed.

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