27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 Nov 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Costume Designs for the Ballets "Harlequinade" and "Graduation Ball"

§ 190. DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875-1957)

Costume Designs for the Ballets "Harlequinade" and "Graduation Ball", two works, each signed with a monogram, variously inscribed, one numbered "15" and "N 9", one dated 1934 and the other 1944, one further inscribed with calculations on the reverse.

Each pencil, watercolour, ink and gouache on paper, one measuring 33.5 by 24 cm and the other 30.5 by 21 cm.
2,500–3,000 GBP


Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Pictures, Works of Art and Icons, Sotheby's Olympia, 14 June 2007, lot 96.
Private collection, UK.


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.