Eugene Berman (Russian/American, 1899-1972) Cargador de Cupolas, 1949; Happy Easter, 1942; Costume design for the ballet Giselle, 1946; Set design for the play Pulcinella, 1943; Verona (double-sided), 1951 (5) 23 3/4 x 20in (60.3 x 50.8cm)<br>10 x 8 1/8in (25.4 x 20.7cm)<br>13 3/8 x 10 1/2in (34 x 26.7cm)<br>8 1/4 x 10 9/16in (21 x 26.7cm)<br>12 x 9in (30.5 x 22.9cm)
Lot 8017
Eugene Berman (Russian/American, 1899-1972) Cargador de Cupolas, 1949; Happy Easter, 1942; A costume design for the ballet Giselle, 1946; A set design for the play Pulcinella, 1943; Verona (double-sided), 1951 (5) 23 3/4 x 20in (60.3 x 50.8cm)
10 x 8 1/8in (25.4 x 20.7cm)
13 3/8 x 10 1/2in (34 x 26.7cm)
8 1/4 x 10 9/16in (21 x 26.7cm)
12 x 9in (30.5 x 22.9cm)
Sold for US$ 4,880 inc. premium
Lot Details
Eugene Berman (Russian/American, 1899-1972)
Cargador de Cupolas, 1949; Happy Easter, 1942; A costume design for the ballet Giselle, 1946; A set design for the play Pulcinella, 1943; Verona (double-sided), 1951 (5)
first signed with initials, dated and titled 'E.B. 1949' (on the reverse); second titled (upper center), inscribed, signed with initials and dated 'E.B. 1942' (lower center); third titled and inscribed 'II Act' (upper center) and further inscribed '8 Peasant Girls' (lower left), signed with initials and dated 'E.B. 1946' (lower center); fourth titled (upper center), signed with initials and dated 'E.B. 1943' (lower center); fifth inscribed (upper left and right), titled (lower left), signed with initials and dated 'E.B. 1951' (lower center)
first oil on canvas; second ink and watercolor on paper; third and fourth ink and gouache on paper; fifth ink on paper
23 3/4 x 20in (60.3 x 50.8cm)
10 x 8 1/8in (25.4 x 20.7cm)
13 3/8 x 10 1/2in (34 x 26.7cm)
8 1/4 x 10 9/16in (21 x 26.7cm)
12 x 9in (30.5 x 22.9cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Adolph and Olaf Bolm (acquired directly from the Artist)

    A signed and dedicated copy of Eugene Berman: Paintings, Drawings and Décor accompanies this lot.
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