Stage design for St. Joanne by Bernard Show, gouache and pastel on paper Japon, laid on board, signed in Cyrillic low right. Executed for Tairov Kamernyi Theater in 1924 39x39cm. Provenance: Christie’ Paris, Jan 27, 2005, lot 279; Binoche, Hotel Druout, Paris, Apr 3, 1998, lot 3. Exhibited: Julian Barran Gallery, London, 1994, N45, illustrated on plate 17. Bibliography: “A Time to Gather… Russian Art From Foreign Private collections”, State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Palace Editions,2008, illustrated on p.23.
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