Russian Art + NFT Auction

10 June 2021

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Costume Design for Babarikha in Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le Coq d'Or"

* 40. TCHELITCHEW, PAVEL (1898–1957)

Costume Design for Babarikha in Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le Coq d'Or", signed, inscribed in Cyrillic with a dedication to Roman Gul and dated "1923 VI".

Pencil, gouache, silver paint and collage on paper, 49 by 34.5 cm.
20,000–30,000 GBP

Executed in 1923 for the production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Le Coq d'Or at the Berlin Opera.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.
European and American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, including Ballet and Theatre Arts, Sotheby's New York, 28 June 2000, lot 188.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert O. Glebova.

Exhibited: A World of Stage: Russian Designs for Theatre, Opera and Dance, itinerant: Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo; Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori; April–October 2007.

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