MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1 December 2011

1 December 2011

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Costume Design for the Queen from "Sleeping Beauty"

72. BAKST, LÉON (1866-1924)

Costume Design for the Queen from "Sleeping Beauty", signed and variously inscribed.

Pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold ink, on paper, 33 by 25 cm.
30,000-40,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Related literature: For a similar work, see Inedited Works of Bakst, with essays by L. Réau, D. Roche, V. Svietlov and A. Tessier, New York, Brentano’s, 1927, p. 69, pl. XVI.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.