Original artwork by Andre Delfau of a set design a tribal warrior wearing a large headdress and carrying a shield. He reaches towards a fenced sculpture amongst buildings. Gouache painting on artists paper. Measures 25.5in x 19.5in, 19in x 15.5in image only. We purchased this directly from the attics of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts.
Andre Delfau (French/American, 1914-2000)
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 and Alice in Wonderland.
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