Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 182

Price Realized: $ 5,200
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
6 pen and ink set designs of architectural structures created for the Peter Sellars production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at the New Hampshire Monadnock Music Festival, September, 1980. 1 drawing signed, the others unsigned; all titled in Gorey's hand in black ink, lower right corner. Each on 11x13 3/4 inch sheets. [New Hampshire; Yarmouthport, 1980]. Provenance: Edward Gorey to family of consignor; exhibited, Edward Gorey House, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts, 2008-10.

Additional Details

"Garden." Archway with climbing ivy. Signed by Gorey, lower right "Ballroom." Doric columns flanking archway, night sky in background (1-inch spot of gouache/correction fluid near top of arch) "Champagne Aria." Doorway with oval transom "Donna Elvira's." Two-story tile roof villa "Commendatore's" Two story villa with three arched doors and pediment "Sky." Small detail of cloudy sky.