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Kunstwerken

Costume sketch for “Earth in Turmoil” (1923)

New in our collection this extremely rare mixed media (ink, watercolor and gouache) from one of the most important Russian female constructivists Liubov Popova (1889-1924):

Costume sketch for the play “Zemlya dybom” (Earth in Turmoil): Эскизы костюмов к спектаклю “Земля дымом”

This sketch (37.5×28 cm) is made in 1923, one year before her tragic death. Popova designed both the stage set and costumes for Sergei Tretyakov’s, The Earth in Turmoil, produced by Vsevolod Meyerhold. The work is in very good condition, mounted and framed. See for a reference of similar sketches by Popova the exhibition catalogue De Grote Utopie. De Russische Avantgarde 1915-1932/ The Great Utopia. Russian Avant-garde 1915-1932/ Die grosse Utopie. Russische Avant-garde 1915-1932, pictures 531-532.

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