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Nicholas Roerich
The Snow Maiden (Stage Design)


THE SNOW MAIDEN

Snegurochka, or The Snow Maiden, is a Russian folk tale which has been adapted for the opera and the theatre. The Bolshoi Theatre lists it as a "Fantasy on themes by Nicolas Roerich," and describes it thus: "The Snow Maiden is an opera in four acts with a prologue by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, composed during 1880-1881. The Russian libretto, by the composer, is based on the like-named play by...



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  Lot 29 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate
Rs 2,20,00,000 - 2,80,00,000
$307,695 - 391,610








ARTWORK DETAILS

Nicholas Roerich
The Snow Maiden (Stage Design)
Bearing Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc. label (on the reverse of the board)
Oil and tempera on canvas
23.5 x 35.5 in (59.5 x 90 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc., New York, 1974
Formerly from the Estate of James M. Kemper Jr., Kansas City, Missouri
From a Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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