Andre Delfau Ballet Dancer Double Sided Diaphonous Dress Costume Original PaintingAndre Delfau Ballet Dancer Double Sided Diaphonous Dress Costume Original PaintingAndre Delfau Ballet Dancer Double Sided Diaphonous Dress Costume Original PaintingAndre Delfau Ballet Dancer Double Sided Diaphonous Dress Costume Original PaintingAndre Delfau Ballet Dancer Double Sided Diaphonous Dress Costume Original Painting

Search “Delfau” to see many more from this collection. Andre Delfau (French/American, 1914-2000) Original artwork, double sided gouache painting on artist’s paper. Side one depicting a color gouache painting of ballet dancer wearing a a high waisted diaphanous dress, side two she’s wearing a diaphonous night gown. Unsigned. Measures about 20in x 13in overall. Shipped rolled in tube. Condition: Crease to paper from middle bottom to middle side, overall waviness to paper.

We purchased this directly from the attics of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Delfau was a costume and set designer for many important 20th century dance and ballet companies including Chicago Lyric Opera, The Royal Ballet - Great Britain, De-Cuevas, Harkness, Royal Danish. A life long friend of Ruth Page they married late in life after her first husband died. Costume Design for Ruth Page productions of Die-Fledermaus, Bullets and Bon-Bons, Mephistofela, Pygmalion, Conertino for Three, Carmina Burana, Catulli Carmina, Chain of Fools, Carmen for dance theatre of Harlem, Alice in Wonderland and many others throughout a lifetime of creative output.

Item ID: NOV-C-00120

Andre Delfau Ballet Dancer Double Sided Diaphonous Dress Costume Original Painting

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