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Sale 2511 Lot 110
Sketch. Set design for Mozart's Violin Concerto, which was choreographed by George Balanchine in 1942 for the Ballet del Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. Graphite on paper with additional gouache and ink sketches on verso. 419x292 mm; 16 1/2x11 1/2 inches. Unsigned. Matted; framed. Provenance: Ex-collection Tamara Toumanova.
Estimate $600 - 900
According to Donald Windham (Vol. III, nos. 1, 2, January to February 1944) Concerto was one of two ballets for which Tchelitchew created the decor before he 'retired from the theater' and began a new direction in painting.