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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 374

    Umberto Brunelleschi (ITALIAN, 1879-1949), Alexandre Zinoviev (UKRAINIAN, 1889-1977) and Louis Gaudin 'Zig' (FRENCH 1882-1936)

    Eight theatrical costume designs (two illustrated)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Umberto Brunelleschi (ITALIAN, 1879-1949), Alexandre Zinoviev (UKRAINIAN, 1889-1977) and Louis Gaudin 'Zig' (FRENCH 1882-1936)
    Eight theatrical costume designs (two illustrated)
    three signed 'BRUNELLESCHI' (lower right); three variously signed 'ZINOVIEV' in cyrillic; and two signed 'ZIG' (lower right)
    all pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on paper; four heightened with metallic paint
    18 x 11 ¾ in. (45.6 x 29.8 cm.); and smaller
    (9)Sold together with a further costume design, attributed to Endré Nemes (Hungary 1909-1995 Stockholm), signed 'ENDRE' and executed circa 1940's,

    All executed circa 1920-1940.


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    Provenance

    (By repute) Serge Lifar.
    (Possibly) Paris, Collection Serge Lifar, les ballets Russes, Hotel George V, 20 June 1974.
    Acquired from Blanchet and Associés, Paris, by the present owner, June 2005.