Original artwork: Scenery for the play "Don Juan" (Mozart) in Kaunas Theater.
[Kaunas (Lithuania), 1933].
Gouache on paper. 9-5/8 x 12-3/8. One of the best theater works by the artist. [Dobuzhinsky, Mstislav (1875-1957): the famous Russian and Lithuanian artist. Graphic artist, painter, theater artist. Studied in Munich. One of major artists of "World of Art". Emigrated in 1925, from 1939 lived in the United States. Exhibited in 1919 (Petrograd) with Al'tman, Boris Grigoriev, Roerich; in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Burliuk, Chagall, Gabo, Kliun, Klutsis, Lissitzky, Malevich, Puni (Pougny), Rozanova, Stepanova, Tatlin; in 1923 (Petrograd) with Chernikhov, Filonov, Larionov I.; in 1924 (New York) with Bakst, Chekhonin; in 1925 (Paris) with Annenkov, Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stenberg, Stepanova, Ilia Zdanevich; in 1929 (Copenhagen) with Benois, Somov; etc.]
Item ID: 00779A