Lot 245 of 426:
Ballet Russes, 1928 program  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
XXIe Saison des Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilew
Author:
[Fischer, Willy, editor]
Place:
[Paris]
Publisher:
Théatre Sarah-Bernhardt
Date:
1928
Description:

[36] pp. Text in French. Illustrated from designs by Pavel Tchelitchew and photographs by Paul Tanqueray with advertisements. 31.7x24.4 cm (12½x9½"), saddle-stitched lithographic wrappers with embossed image of a dancer on cover by Pavel Tchelitchew. First Edition. 

Contains program information for:

  • Pulcinella with music by Stravinsky, choreographed by Massine, designed by Picasso.
  • Apollon-Musagète with music by Stravinsky, choreographed by Balanchine, designed by Schervadchidze. 
  • L'Oiseau de Feu with music by Stravinsky, choreographed by Fokine, designed by Gontcharova.

 

Pavel Fyodorovich Tchelitchew was a Russian-born surrealist painter, set designer and costume designer. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Moderate wear to slightly darkened wrappers, with a ¾" tear at fore-edge of back cover and final leaf, some creasing, and a long scratch to back cover; edgewear and toning within; very good.
 
Item number:
305942
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