Lot 129: Chaliapin, Boris (1904-1979) Costume Designs For The Film "Michel Strogoff", Six Works, Each Signed, Three Inscribed And Titled In Cyrillic, One Also Further Signed And Inscribed On The Reverse, Each Pencil And Watercolour, Three Heightened With White, Two On Paper And The Others On Cardboard, Two Measuring 29.5 By 25 Cm And The Others 38 By 25.5 Cm. The Costume Designs, Included In The Present Lot, Were Commissioned To The Artist By The Director Joseph Ermolieff For His 1936 Film Michel Strogoff, Based On The Novel By Jules Verne.Provenance: Collection Of The Film Director Joseph Ermolieff.Thence By Descent.Private Collection, Usa.
MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions' Russian Art, Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons Auction June 2015
Wednesday, 3rd June 2015
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