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Three costumes for "Salome" by O. Wilde in Moscow Kamerny Theater, 1917, pensil, ink and watercolor on paper, signed low right, 9x14"; compare with another similar costumes at: Alexandra Exter e il Teatro Camero, M. Kolesnikov, Electa, 1991, p. 96, ill. III.19.

Costume for a dancer for Famira Kifared by F. Annenski staged in Moscow Kamerny Theatre, 1916. Ink and watercolor on paper, 14x15 inches. This is presumably the first original draft (some remains of the preliminary pencil study are visible) – other later and larger version is known in Lobanov-Rostovski collection (HUDOJNIKI RUSSKOGO TEATRA 1880-1930. Sobranie Lobanovyh-Rostovskih.Katalog- Resone. J. Bowlt. Iskusstvo, Moscow 1994, #974, illustrated on page 298, unsigned).

“Aelita” – porcelain figurine, 6x6x4 inches, signed A. Exter, numbered 100/31 and dated (19)24 on a cardboard glued to figurine as a basis, also bearing an illegible stamp of “MejRabProm” (a movie production company where “Aelita” with costumes and decorations by Exter was filmed in 1924).

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