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Costume Design for the Play "The Phoenician Women" by Euripides

§ 54. EXTER, ALEXANDRA (1882-1949)

Costume Design for the Play "The Phoenician Women" by Euripides, signed and dated 1948, further inscribed and numbered "N 144" on the reverse.

Pencil and gouache on paper, 47 by 35 cm.
50,000-70,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of Simon Lissim, New York.
Zorin Collection (stamp on the reverse).
Private collection, USA.
Russian Art, Sotheby's New York, 17 April 2007, lot 384.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
Russian Classic and Contemporary Art, MacDougall's London, 1 December 2010, lot 90.
Acquired at the above auction by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Exhibited: Artist of the Theatre: Alexandra Exter, Vincent Astor Gallery, New York Public Library at Lincoln Center, Summer 1974, no. 91.


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