LUDMILA TCHERINA (1924-2004) Exceptional collection of works by Ludmila Tcherina, including an original drawing of her monument to Europe, three of her passports, a lithograph, 1 double-sided drawing

Lot 651
i) 1 original pencil drawing on paper, signed 'Tcherina 12/93' lower right 32 x 50.5 cm ii) 1 lithograph signed 'Tcherina' lower right, numbered 237/300 56 x 45 cm iii) 1 drawing on the front and 1 drawing on the back of the same sheet, in charcoal, unsigned Small tear at right margin 76 x 56.5 cm iv) 3 passports with numerous visas, including photo and signature on page 3. - Passport issued in Paris on 4 August 1949 and extended on 15 March 1951. In the name of Audran nèe Tchemerzine Monique, choreographic artist. Audran name of her first husband, Edmond Audran, dancer who died suddenly in a coach accident in 1951. 32 pages plus 32-page booklet. 15.4 x 11.3 cm - Passport issued in Paris on 24 June 1959 and extended on 3 July 1962, expiring on 2 July 1965. In the name of Roi, known as 'Ludmila Tcherina', born Tchemerzine Monique, choreographic artist. She married Raymond Roi in 1953, and together they founded an avant-garde ballet company, which they directed until Raymond Roi's death in 1987. 32 pages 15.4 x 10.5 cm - passport issued in Paris on 10 February 1966 and expiring on 9 February 1969. In the name of Tchemerzine, épouse Roi, known as 'Ludmila Tcherina' Monique, choreographic artist. 32 pages 14.5 x 10.5 cm v) A book, 'Ludmila Tcherina, tragédienne de la danse'. [Ludmila Tcherina, a tragedian of dance] Paris, Éditions Vilo, 1967. 70 pp. approx., unpaginated. Photographs by Serge Lido, preface by Maurice Druon of the Académie Française, text by Maurice Béjart Directeur du ballet du XXe siècle, comments by Irène Lidova. 30.5 x 24.5 x 1.5 cm vi) Five photographs 17.5 x 13 cm to 23.5 x 30.5 cm Monique Tchemerzine, known as Ludmila Tcherina French dancer, tragedienne, writer, painter and sculptor.