• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

    Set design for the ballet 'Job'

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    John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
    Set design for the ballet 'Job'
    signed 'John Piper' (lower right)
    ink, wash, crayon, watercolour and bodycolour
    4 x 6¾ in. (10.2 x 17.2 cm.)
    Executed circa 1948.


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    The present work is a design for the frontcloth for the ballet Job, which was choreographed by Ninette de Valois.

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