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.
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