Sale 21FA01 | Lot 62

Manner of Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst

Catalogue: Fine Art
Manner of Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst

Lot Details

Lot 62
Manner of Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst
Costume Design for Les Ballet Russes de Diaghilev's 'Cleopatra', circa 1909
Bears signature BAKST (lc)
Charcoal, gouache and silver paint on paper
13 x 10 1/4 inches (33 x 26 cm)

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, acquired on June 21, 1966

It has been suggested that this drawing and the next three lots were commissioned by Diaghilev in Berlin in 1914 to be used in advertising the London 1914 Season of his Ballet Russes.

C Property from the Collection of Dr. Abraham & Carolyn Schlossman

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,835 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Hinged to mat from top verso corners; residue from two small hinges at bottom verso corners; lightlyl toned; some surface dirt and charcoal smudges (probably from handling). May have been rolled at one time (horizontal handling creases).

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,835 (includes buyer's premium)

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