MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1-2 Dec 2010

1 Dec 2010

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

* 90. 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
60,000-90,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of Simon Lissim, New York.
Zorin Collection, stamp on the reverse.
Private collection, USA.

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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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
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