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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    Natal'ia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881-1962)

    A costume design for a gypsy dancer; A costume design for a matador

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    Natal'ia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881-1962)
    A costume design for a gypsy dancer; A costume design for a matador
    both signed 'N. Gontcharova' (upper right); the first inscribed in Russian with costume notes
    pencil and watercolor, heightened with silver and ink, on paper
    14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Inès Frémery, a dancer, and Michael Savitzky, artistic director of the Ballets Russes under Diaghilev.
    By direct descent to Ana Savitzky.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.