Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962) Costume design for Serge Lifar in Sur le Borysthène

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Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova
(Russian, 1881-1962)
Costume design for Serge Lifar in Sur le Borysthène

Sold for £ 2,125 (US$ 2,764) inc. premium
Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962)
Costume design for Serge Lifar in Sur le Borysthène
signed with artist's initials 'N.G.' (upper left)
pencil, pen and black ink on paper, unframed
20.5 x 27cm (8 1/16 x 10 5/8in).
Executed circa 1932

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Editions Graphiques Gallery, London, 1972.
    Purchased from the above by the present owner.

    EXHIBITED
    London, Editions Graphiques Gallery, Art Deco Costume Designs for Music Hall and Ballet, March-April 1972, no.46.

    Sur le Borysthène was Sergei Prokofiev's fourth ballet, written in 1930 and produced at the Paris Opera in 1932. Serge Lifar was responsible for the choreography and Goncharova for the costumes.
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