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Costume design for Triana

pencil on paper

38 x 28cm


Provenance: inscribed “un souvenir de Paris et de moi aussi”, signed, titled and dated 1916 by the artist. With a letter of authenticity (to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonnĂ© on the artist).

sheet browned


This charming costume design shows a dancer in Spanish dress with her face turned towards us. It was intended for Diaghilev’s ballet Triana, which never came to fruition.

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