Andre Delfau Musician Angels Double Sided Original Costume Design paintingAndre Delfau Musician Angels Double Sided Original Costume Design paintingAndre Delfau Musician Angels Double Sided Original Costume Design paintingAndre Delfau Musician Angels Double Sided Original Costume Design paintingAndre Delfau Musician Angels Double Sided Original Costume Design painting

Search “Delfau” to see many more from this collection. Andre Delfau (French/American, 1914-2000) Original artwork, gouache painting on artist’s paper. One side depicting a color gouache painting of angel ballerinas playing musical instruments. Verso a black and white study of a pretty young woman and 17th century inspired Tutu as well as having hand writeen costuming notes in French . Unsigned. Measures about 20in x 13in overall. Shipped rolled in tube. Condition: light creases to paper noticeable only under utmost scrutiny.

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-0097

Andre Delfau Musician Angels Double Sided Original Costume Design painting

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