5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 Jun 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Costume Design for Susanna, for the First Act of W.A. Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro"

* 510. BRUNI, TATIANA (1902-2001)

Costume Design for Susanna, for the First Act of W.A. Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro", inscribed in Cyrillic "Syuzanna/I akt", also further inscribed "Vera Ivanovna/Shestakova/Malyi opernyi" and with a dedication, and dated "15-VI-1951" on the backboard.

Pencil and gouache on paper, laid on cardboard, 41.5 by 28.5 cm (paper size).
1,500–2,000 GBP

Mozart’s opera buffa Le nozze di Figaro was staged at the State Leningrad Malyi Opera Theatre with set and costume designs by Tatiana Bruni, and with Vera Shestakova in the role of Suzanna.

Provenance: A gift from the artist to the soloist Vera Shestakova in 1951 (inscription on a label on the backboard).
Private collection, Europe.


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