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Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York

Pavel Tchelitchew

Stage Design for Savonarola

Auction Closed

December 1, 03:47 PM GMT

Estimate

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York

Pavel Tchelitchew

1898 - 1957

Stage Design for Savonarola


stamped with the artist's signature on the reverse

gouache, silver paint and pencil on paper

Sheet: 32.5 by 50.5cm, 12¾ by 19¾in.

Framed: 48 by 59.5cm, 18¾ by 23½in.

Estate of the artist
Richard Nathanson, London
Acquired from the above by the present owners in 1977
Exhibition catalogue Pavel Tchelitchew 1898-1957: A Collection of Fifty-four Theatre Designs c.1919-1923, London, 1976, no.27, p.20 illustrated b/w
Derived from the Renaissance chronicles of Arthur de Gobineau, Savonarola was first staged at the Theatre on Königgrätzer Strasse in Berlin in 1923.