MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Costume Design for Judas in the Unrealised Production "Liturgie",

445. GONCHAROVA, NATALIA (1881-1962)

Costume Design for Judas in the Unrealised Production "Liturgie", signed and titled, 1915.

Pochoir with gouache on paper, 76 by 56 cm (paper size).
10,000-15,000 GBP


Provenance: The artist's studio.
Inherited by Mikhail Larionov on Goncharova's death.
Inherited by Mme Alexandra Tomilina-Larionova on Larionov's death.
Sold with four folios of works on paper to a private collector.
Thence by descent. Julian Barran Ltd, London.
Acquired from the above.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Dr Anthony Parton.

Exhibited: Natalia Goncharova and the Russian Folk Art Tradition, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1996.
Natalia Gontcharova, Julian Barran Ltd, London, 11 June-8 August 1997.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Natalia Gontcharova, London, Julian Barran Ltd, 1997, cat. no. 10, illustrated.

Related literature: A. Parton, Goncharova: The Art and Design of Natalia Goncharova, Antique Collectors' Club, 2010, pp. 264-268


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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