BORIS ANISFELD (1878-1973) The Blue Bird. Stage design of the Palace of the Night

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Signed and indistinctly inscribed ‘Blue bird’(lower right) labels with the title on the back brush and Indian ink, gouache and varnish on board 55 x 74.5 cm circa 1919 Provenance: Mrs Chatfield-Taylor, Chicago, (daughter of the artist) Sotheby’s, London, Catalogue of Decor and Costume Designs from the Diaghilev Period, 15.12.1969, lot 44 Collection of James L. Gordon Julian Barran Ltd, London Literature: The Touchstone, Dec. 1919, illustrated (p. 93) Boris Anisfeld Catalogue Raisonné by Eckart Lingenauber and Olga Sugrobova-Roth, reproduced T315 pg 218. lot marked with the symbol is under temporary importation and subject to 5.5% import tax (EU) and administrative customs broker fees 235 € + VAT