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    Sale 5238

    Film & Entertainment Memorabilia

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    Oliver Messel

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    Oliver Messel
    Idomeneo, Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1951, and others
    Two graphite and watercolour costume designs, one for Electra [Birgit Nilsson] and the other for Ilia [Sena Jurinac], both titled and signed by the artist in pencil, both -- 14x9in. (35.5x23cm.), mounted and framed; a graphite and watercolour costume design from Ariadne Auf Naxos for Bacchus [Peter Anders], signed by the artist in pencil -- 14x9in. (35.5x23cm.), mounted and framed; and two photographic reproductions of Messel costume designs for various Glyndebourne operas (5)


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