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Fedor Fedorovich Fedorovsky (Russian, 1883-1955) Costume Sketches for Prince Igor (Opera by Borodin)

Auction:
3053T
Lot:
1358
Sold for:
$148$120

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Auction:
Discovery - 3053T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Fedor Fedorovich Fedorovsky (Russian, 1883-1955)

Costume Sketches for Prince Igor (Opera by Borodin). Signed indistinctly and dated "... 29" l.r. Signed indistinctly and dated "...29" l.r. Watercolor and graphite on paper, 14 1/8 x 19 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Losses to u.r. and l.l. corners, creasing, soiling.

N.B. These designs likely date from the 1934 costumes for the opera Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin, staged by the Bolshoi Ballet. Watercolor and graphite on paper, 14 1/8 x 19 in. (36.0 x 48.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Estimate $20-200

inscribed indistinctly in blue ink and numbered "6505" on a gummed label both on the reverse.


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Keywords

Igor, Alexander Borodin, Classical music, Operas, Prince Igor, The Tale of Igor's Campaign

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