24 April 2006
Aleksandr Iakovlevich Golovin (1863-1930)
Costume design for Das Rheingold: Guard
signed in Cyrillic 'A. Golovin' (lower right) and inscribed as character (upper right)
pencil and watercolor, heightened with silver on paper
14¼ x 10½ in. (36.2 x 26.6 cm.)
Commissioned by Sergei Diagilev.
Presented as a gift to Sergei Ivanov, Paris.
Thence by descent to Maurizio Mazzocchi, Italy.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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