Sophie Fedorovitch. Tributes and Attributes

Sophie Fedorovitch. Tributes and Attributes
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Sophie Fedorovitch. Tributes and AttributesSophie Fedorovitch. Tributes and AttributesSophie Fedorovitch. Tributes and Attributes

Compiled by Simon Fleet.

Privately published and distributed. 1955. First edition. Paperback. 69 pages. Loosely inserted are 5 small notelets featuring monochrome costume designs by Fedorovitch. 12 hors texte plates with b&w photographs, plus text illustrations. 270 x 205mm (10 x 8"). 0.5kg. . English. Near fine; some light marks and browning to the white surface of front cover, errata slip tipped-in to contents page, ink correction to one page.

A tribute to the Anglo-Russian set and costume designer Sophie Fedorovitch. Fedorovitch is best known for her artistic collaborations with Frederick Ashton, designing his first ballet A Tragedy in Fashion in 1926 and continuing to work with him up until her untimely death in 1953. Tributes and Attributes brings together tributes from friends and colleagues, including Fred Ashton, Cecil Beaton, Cyril Beaumont, Richard Buckle, Kenneth Clark, Ninette de Valois, Juliet Duff, Oliver Messel, Marie Lambert and Iris Tree.

Loosely inserted are 3 b&w photographic portraits of the designer Winifred Wroe.


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