Stage Design for Savonarola

Pavel Tchelitchew

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Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York Pavel Tchelitchew 1898 - 1957 Stage Design for Savonarola stamped with the artists signature on the reverse gouache, silver paint and pencil on paper Sheet: 32.5 by 50.5cm, 12¾ by 19¾in. Framed: 48 by 59.5cm, 18¾ by 23½in. Provenance Estate of the artist Richard Nathanson, London Acquired from the above by the present owners in 1977 Exhibition London, The Alpine Club, Pavel Tchelitchew 1898-1957: A Collection of Fifty-four Theatre Designs c.1919-1923 , 13-22 December 1976, no.27 Literature Exhibition catalogue Pavel Tchelitchew 1898-1957: A Collection of Fifty-four Theatre Designs c.1919-1923 , London, 1976, no.27, p.20 illustrated b/w Catalogue Note Derived from the Renaissance chronicles of Arthur de Gobineau, Savonarola was first staged at the Theatre on Königgrätzer Strasse in Berlin in 1923.