London, South Kensington
17 December 1999
Nataliia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881-1962)
Costume design for 'Le Dernier Romantique': Jester
initialled 'N.G.' upper right), numbered 'N26' (upper and lower left), and inscribed in pencil 'Bouffon' (upper right), stamped 'Ballets Boris Kniaseff' (lower left)
pen and ink and gouache on fine paper
12.5/8 x 7.5/8in. (32 x 19.5cm.)
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Mary Chamot, Goncharova: Stage Designs and Paintings, (London: 1979), no.93 illustrated.
Goncharova designed the sets and costumes for the ballet, with music by Schubert, and arranged by Nicholas Cherepnin, for Kniasev's tour of South America in 1948-49.
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