Salome / Natacha Rambova: a watercolour, ink and pencil concept costume sketch,

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Salome / Natacha Rambova: a watercolour, ink and pencil concept costume sketch,

Sold for £ 4,375 (US$ 5,635) inc. premium
Salome / Natacha Rambova: a watercolour, ink and pencil concept costume sketch,
for the Paramount production, 1922, the design of a blackamoor servant wearing distinctive headdress and cape, signed and dated in black pen N. Rambova, 1921, in mount and framed, 13 x 11in (33 x 28cm)

Footnotes

  • It appears that the costume seen on screen was modified from the design in this sketch, the headpiece is not worn but instead has been modified into large hand-held fans. Natacha Rambova took inspiration for the costume and set designs for the film from Aubrey Beardsley, which is prevalent throughout.
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Salome / Natacha Rambova: a watercolour, ink and pencil concept costume sketch,
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