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      Sale 2213 | Lot 29
      Price Realized: $9,600With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2213 Lot 29

        STENBERG BROTHERS (GEORGI 1900-1933, VLADIMIR 1899-1982) & K. MEDUENZKY THEATRE KAMERNY DE MOSCOU. 1923.
        28 1/4x18 1/2 inches, 71x47 cm.
        Condition A-: discoloration in image; minor tears at edges. Paper.
        The Stenberg Brothers revolutionized the concept of the movie poster in the 1920s. They were also prominent figures in Moscow's artistic Avant-garde circles, working in a variety of mediums, from Constructivist sculpture to theater design and architecture. The experimental Karmeny Theatre, founded in Moscow in 1914 by the Russian director Aleksandr Tairov, strove for a synthesis of all of the theatrical arts, including ballet, opera, mime, music and drama. This poster promotes a short run the troupe had in Paris in 1923. It is the only Stenberg poster ever produced for use outside of the Soviet Union. Avant-garde p. 121, Theaterplakate 185.
        Estimate $6,000-9,000


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $9,600

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