8 June 2011
Costume Design for "Phaedra", signed and inscribed, also further inscribed on the reverse, c. 1923.
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper, laid on cardboard, 27 by 40 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 24 November 1978, lot 26.
Exhibited: Designs for the Russian Ballet, Julian Barran Ltd, London, November 1994-January 1995, no. 40.
Literature: Charles Spencer, Bakst in Greece, Athens, Gema Publications, 2009, p. 85, illustrated.
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