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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALEXANDER SCHOUVALOFF

Alexandra Exter
COSTUME DESIGN FOR A MALE SERVANT FROM DON JUAN
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82

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALEXANDER SCHOUVALOFF

Alexandra Exter
COSTUME DESIGN FOR A MALE SERVANT FROM DON JUAN
JUMP TO LOT

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Alexandra Exter
1882-1949
COSTUME DESIGN FOR A MALE SERVANT FROM DON JUAN
signed in Latin l.r.; further bearing various labels on the reverse
gouache and pencil on paper
60.5 by 42.5cm, 23 3/4 by 16 3/4 in.
Executed circa 1929
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Provenance

Simon Lissim, New York
Collection of Nina and Nikita Lobanov-Rostovsky, New York, from March 1965
Sotheby's London, Ballet and Theatre Material, 13 March 1980, lot 133
Acquired at the above sale by Alexander Schouvaloff

Exhibited

Washington, D.C. et al., Diaghilev and Russian Stage Designers, a Loan Exhibition of Stage and Costume Designs from the Collection of Mr and Mrs N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, 1972-74, no.37

Literature

Exhibition catalogue Diaghilev and Russian Stage Designers, a Loan Exhibition of Stage and Costume Designs from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Lobanov-Rostovsky, Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1972, p.25, no.37 illustrated b/w; p.24 listed
J.Bowlt, N. and N.D. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Encyclopedia of Russian Stage Design, 1880-1930, Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2013, vol.II, no.481, p.170 illustrated b/w; p.171 listed

Catalogue Note

This costume design relates to a production of Don Juan which was to be produced for Elsa Kruger at the Opera House in Cologne in 1929 but was never staged.

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