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Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova

Costume Design for Catherine in La Petite Catherine

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova

Costume Design for Catherine in La Petite Catherine

Costume Design for Catherine in La Petite Catherine

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova

1881 - 1962

Costume Design for Catherine in La Petite Catherine


signed in Latin l.r. and inscribed Catherine t.l.; further bearing a Théâtre Antoine stamp on the reverse

ink, watercolour and pencil on artist's board

Board: 47 by 31cm, 18½ by 12¼in.

Framed: 70 by 53cm, 27½ by 20¾in.

The support has discoloured in line with age and there is mount staining. There is some minor wear to the corners. Faint indentations can be seen in the upper right corner of the support. There is a light layer of surface dirt with handling marks and some minor scattered foxing in places. Framed and glazed.


Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Studio Sale) is not applicable to this lot. 


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, Dance, Theater and Opera, 24 November 1978, lot 82
Acquired at the above sale by the present owners
La Petite Catherine was a historical play by Alfred Savoir, which opened at the Théâtre Antoine in Paris on the 2nd October 1930. The play based on the life of the young Catherine the Great was well received and went on tour in England, Germany and Belgium.