London, South Kensington
17 August 2016
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.
(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.
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