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Boris Kochno (1904-1990). attributed to Portrait of Sergei Dyagilev. Figure caricature.

Pencil, paper. 20 x 15 cm Boris E. Kochno (1904 - 1990) - Russian and French theatrical figure, writer and librettist of Russian origin. In 1920 he went to Paris, where he was soon introduced to S. Dygilev. Until his death, the famous impresario was his secretary. Many memories of B. Kochno about Sergey Dyagilev have been preserved. Provenance : Kira Alexandrovna Sapguir (1937-) Russian writer, poet, journalist. She actively collaborated with a number of Russian foreign magazines. Author of several articles on the Dygilev seasons and Boris Kochno.