Sale 21TH01 | Lot 259

Robert Edmond Jones

Catalogue: Stage & Screen
Robert Edmond Jones

Lot Details

Lot 259
Robert Edmond Jones
American, 1887-1954
Set Design for Wozzeck, circa 1931
Signed R E Jones and George Everett, inscribed Wozzeck and numbered 170 on the reverse, within a United Scenic Artists stamp
Gouache and graphite on Bainbridge illustration board
11 5/8 x 21 3/4 inches (29.6 x 55.3 cm)

Jones produced this set design for the American premiere of the Alban Berg opera Wozzeck, debuting at the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House on March 13, 1931.


C Estate of Thomas P. Lacy

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $9,450 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Edge wear, with small losses. Upper right corner is partially torn away, obscured by mat. Scattered water stains, surface wear and minor scuffs. The mat board has scuffed the board at the mat opening, all around.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $9,450 (includes buyer's premium)

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