Aleksandr Golovin (1863-1930)
Stage design for Orphée: Act II
signed 'A. Golovine' (lower left); with Serge Lifar's collection stamp (on the reverse)
tempera on panel
26 ¾ x 33 in. (68.2 x 83.6 cm.)
Ida Rubinstein, Paris (1883-1960), until at least 1935.
Serge Lifar (1905-1986).
Serge Lifar Collection; Sotheby's, London, 9 May 1984, lot 116.
By descent to Countess Lilian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig (1914-2008).
A gift from the above to the present owner.
Exhibition catalogue, Exposition d'art russe ancien et moderne, Brussels, 1928, p. 72.
Exhibition catalogue, Exhibition of Russian Art, London, 1935, p. 138.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Exposition d'art russe ancien et moderne, May-June 1928, no. 663 (label on the reverse).
London, 1 Belgrave Square, Exhibition of Russian Art, 4 June-13 July 1935, either no. 766, 768 or 770 (label on the reverse).