Original artwork by Andre Delfau of a large room with multiple levels and corridors/entrances/exits. The stairs lead up to a far off room far abovethe ground floor. The walls and stairs are all made of marble. Gouache painting on artists paper. Measures 16in x 12in. 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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