24 April 2006
Konstantin Alekseevich Korovin (1861-1939)
Two costume designs; one for Demon; Prince Sinodal
one signed 'K. Kor' (lower right) and further inscribed with costume notes (verso) and a study of a sleeve (recto); one signed 'K. Kor' (lower right) and further inscribed with costume notes
one pencil, black ink and watercolor, heightened with white, gold and silver, on buff paper; one pencil, black ink and watercolor, on buff paper
14 5/8 x 10½ in. (37.2 x 26.7 cm.); 14¼ x 10 7/8 in. (36.2 x 27.8 cm.) (2)
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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