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Paul-René Larthe (French, fl. 1930s-1940s) Costume Design for Prêtresses Oasis d'Ammon (Act II)

Auction:
2673B
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$1,080$900

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

Alexandre Le Grand, Pretresses Oasis d'Ammon, George Glazer Gallery, London, Serge Lifar, Opera Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet

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