Village Pageant, Design for Le Coq dOr
Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova
Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova 1881 - 1962 Village Pageant, Design for Le Coq dOr signed in Latin l.r. gouache over pencil on artists board Board: 37 by 52.5cm, 14½ by 20¾in. Framed: 59 by 74.5cm, 23¼ by 29¼in. Catalogue Note The work is executed on a Whatman board manufactured by the London artists suppliers George Rowney &, Co. The label on the reverse dates it to pre-1924 when the company amended its name. Lot 67 in the sale, Set Design for Coq dOr, is executed on the same board suggesting that both designs were for the original 1914 production staged by Diaghilevs Ballets Russes in Paris and London.