Lot 126. KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878–1927). Stage Design for the Marionette Theatre Performance “The Cockerel with Golden Crest”

Starting price:£ 15 000
Auction date:05.06.2019   10:30
Lot 126KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878–1927). Stage Design for the Marionette Theatre Performance “The Cockerel with Golden Crest”
Pencil and watercolour on paper, laid on cardboard, 16.5 by 30 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Authenticity certificate from the expert E. Zhukova.

Exhibited: Vystavka teatralno-dekoratsionnogo iskusstva 1917– 1927, Academy of Arts, Leningrad, 1927 (label on the backing cardboard).

Posmertnaia vystavka proizvedenii B.M. Kustodieva, State Russian Museum, Leningrad, 1928 (inscription on the backing cardboard).

Literature: Teatralno–dekoratsionnoe iskusstvo v SSSR 1917–X– 1927. Sbornik statei. Vystavka v zalakh Akademii khudozhestv. Katalog, Leningrad, 1927, No. 1321, listed.

Exhibition catalogue, Katalog posmertnoi vystavki proizvedenii B.M. Kustodieva, Leningrad, Izdanie Gosudarstvennogo Russkogo muzeia, 1928, p. 39, No. 401, listed.

Related literature: G. Kryzhitsky, “Posledniaia teatralnaia rabota B.M. Kustodieva”, 1964, in Vospominaniia o khudozhnike, online source http://kustodiev-art.ru/g_k_kryjitsky.

The present lot is from the set of B. Kustodiev’s stage and puppet designs for the G. Kryzhitsky’s production Petushok Zolotoi Grebeshok (The Cockerel with Golden Crest) after the N. Piatnitskaia fairy tale, staged in 1927 at the Leningrad Marionette Theatre.

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