09-20-2013 09-20-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2673B Boston
September 20, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Christian Bérard, called Bébé (French, 1902-1949) Costume and Set Designs for L'Occasion

$738$600
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2673B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Christian Bérard, called Bébé (French, 1902-1949)

Costume and Set Designs for L'Occasion, c. 1942/A Double-sided Work
Unsigned, inscribed "LJ..." l.r., inscribed "Projet de costume + projet decor"
on the frame reverse.
Ink and gouache on spiral-bound paper, sheet size 14 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (37.5 x 27.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Spiral edge, minor handling creases.

Provenance: Piasa Paris, Bibliothèque Louis Jouvet Souvenirs et objets personnels, Succession Lisa Jouvet, April 1, 2005, Lot 28.

Literature: Bibliothèque Louis Jouvet Souvenirs et objets personnels, Succession Lisa Jouvet (Paris: Piasa, 2005), Lot 28 (illus.).

N.B. L'Occasion was directed by Louis Jouvet and presented on June 6, 1942 in Rio de Janeiro.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Paris, Lisa Jouvet, Louis Jouvet Souvenirs, Rio de Janeiro, Louis Jouvet