4 June 2014 Russian Art Auctions

4 June 2014

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Stage Design for “Lake Lyul”  by Alexei Faiko

237. GALADZHEV, PYOTR (1900-1971)

Stage Design for “Lake Lyul” by Alexei Faiko, signed with initials.

Pencil and ink on paper, 25.5 by 34.5 cm.
2,000-3,000 GBP

The present lot is a stage design for the melodrama Lake Lyul, produced by Vsevolod Meyerkhold and staged at the Moscow Theatre of the Revolution on 8 November 1923.

Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Literature: J. Bowlt, N. Lobanov-Rostovsky and N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Encyclopedia of Russian Stage Design. Volume II, London, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2013, p. 191, No. 513, listed; p. 192, illustrated.

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