Ballet Material and Manuscripts from the Serge Lifar Collection

Ballet Material and Manuscripts from the Serge Lifar Collection
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Ballet Material and Manuscripts from the Serge Lifar CollectionBallet Material and Manuscripts from the Serge Lifar CollectionBallet Material and Manuscripts from the Serge Lifar Collection



Sotheby's. London. Wednesday 9th May 1984. Paperback; illustrated wrappers. [c.160 pages.] Illustrated in b&w and colour. English. 245 x 180mm. 0.55kg. . Very good; slight shelf wear to wrappers.

The auction catalogue for the sale of Serge Lifar's collection of ballet designs and manuscripts. The sale included set and costume designs by artists such as Ivan Bilibin, Leon Bakst, Georges Barbier, Alexandre Benois, Natalia Gontcharova, Pablo Picasso, Pedro Pruna, Max Ernst, Naum Gabo, de Chirico, Pavel Tchelitchev, and Jean Cocteau. Also sold were a number of music scores, manuscripts and letters. From the library of theatre designer David Collis.