Lot 68: DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875-1957) A Collection of Set and Costume Designs for Les Ballets Ruth Sorel, accompanied by Photoengraved Plates, Photo Prints and Repertoire Brochures, 48 pieces, nine designs signed, one double-sided, some inscribed, titled, numbered, seven dated 1949, and one 1933 and 1948. Costume designs: 17 pencil, watercolour and gouache, some heightened with gold, on paper; and two chalk, crayon and gouache on paper, the largest measuring 30.5 cm by 23 cm and the smallest 33.5 by 17.5 cm. Five repertoire brochures, one from 1949 and four from c. 1955 seasons, include reproductions of the Dobuzhinsky costume designs, with accompanying photoengraved plates and photo prints, matching some of the illustrations.
MacDougall Arts Ltd's Russian Art
Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
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