Paul-René Larthe (French, fl. 1930s-1940s) Costume Design for Prêtresses Oasis d'Ammon (Act II)
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- American & European Works of Art - 2673B
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- September 20, 2013 10:00AM
Paul-René Larthe (French, fl. 1930s-1940s)
Costume Design for Prêtresses Oasis d'Ammon (Act II) from Alexandre Le Grand, c. 1937
Signed "Paul R. Larthe" in pencil u.l., inscribed "Pretresses Oasis d'Ammon (A.II)
ALEXANDRE LE GRAND." in pencil u.l. and u.r., also inscribed "...Larthe, Paul..." in pencil in a later hand on the reverse.
Gouache, watercolor, graphite, applied and tooled gold foil on green laid paper.
Condition: Tack holes, deckled top and bottom edges.
Provenance: Sotheby's London, February 11, 1995, Lot 399 (1 of 4); George Glazer Gallery, New York.
N.B. Alexander le Grand premiered with the Paris Opera Ballet on June 21, 1937, and was choreographed by Serge Lifar.
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