Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 180

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"Cemetery" [Garden obelisks with skulls]. Set design for the Peter Sellars production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at the New Hampshire Monadnock Music Festival, September, 1980. Pen and ink with wash on paper.152x190 mm; 6x7 1/2 inches, image on sheet measuring 11x13 3/4 inches. Signed in brown in lower right margin, and captioned "Cemetery 1/4"=1'" lower right corner," blue ink registration marks in margins and traces of Gorey's grid marks in background. Tipped to matte along verso top edge. [New Hampshire; Yarmouthport, 1980]. Provenance: Edward Gorey to family of consignor; exhibited, Edward Gorey House, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts, 2008-10.