25 November 2012
Costume Designs for Max Ophüls's Film "Lola Montès", four works, each signed, three with initials, variously inscribed and one dated 1955.
Pencil, ink and gouache on paper, one heightened with gold, the largest measuring 53.5 by 29.5 cm and the smallest 45.5 by 18.5 cm (image sizes).
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Pictures, Works of Art and Icons, Sotheby's Olympia, 20 May 2005, lots 91 and 92.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, USA.
Notes on symbols:
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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