MacDougall Auctions 30 November 2004

30 November 2004

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Poster for the "Flee"

40. KUSTODIEV, BORIS 1878-1927

Poster for the "Flee" Directed by E. Zamyatin for MKHAT in 1925 and decorated by B. Kustodiev.

Two-colour lithograph, 72 by 108 ?m.
1,000-1,500 Pounds

Provenance: Collection of Nikita and Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky. Literature: Painters of the Russian Theatre 1880-1930, catalogue raisonne of the collection of Nikita and Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, N 581. Illustrated: page 169. The original watercolour study for this poster is kept in the State Theatre Museum of Russia; it is also reproduced in: B. Kustodiev in the Theatre, page 38, where it is described as a sketch for the curtain.

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