JULIET, THE NURSE and THE MOTHER: THREE COSTUME DESIGNS FOR ROMEO AND JULIET
Each signed P. Tchelitchev and dated 1937 (lr), the first inscribed Julia - Edith Barett (lc)
Gouaches on paper
Sight of each 19 x 8 inches (48.3 x 20.3 cm.)
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $7,200 (includes buyer's premium)
Additional Notes & Condition Report
1. Juliet: Hinged to cardboard upper left and upper right with paper adhesive tape. The following numbers are inscribed on [verso]: 10058C / 4290. Mat burn along edges, most pronounced across top and upper right edge. Discoloration on verso from cardboard. Needs new mounting and matting. 2. Nurse: Hinged to cardboard upper left and upper right with paper adhesive tape. Also taped at lower left corner to mat with adhesive tape. Signed Tchelitchev and inscribed 42.805 on verso. Pin holes in all four corners. Remnants of old scotch tape [verso]. 3. Mother: Taped with paper adhesive tape across top [recto] to cardboard. Mat stain. Stain from previous tape [verso] . Pin holes in the corners.
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