• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 457

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

    Savonarola

    Price Realised  

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)
    Savonarola
    gouache and watercolour on paper
    8¾ x 12 in. (22.1 x 30.7 cm.)


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    Savonarola was produced at the Koeniggratzerstrasse Theatre, Berlin in 1922 and was based on Arthur Gobineau's The Renaissance.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 May 1990, lot 370.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Pavel Tchelitchew, A Collection of Fifty-Four Theatre Designs, 1989-1957, The Alpine Club, London, 1976, no. 2, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, The Alpine Club, Pavel Tchelitchew, 1898-1957, A Collection of Fifty-Four Theatre Designs, 1976, no. 22.