Costume Design for Tsar Sultan", mixed media over pencil on paper, signed with monogram lower right, inscribed in pencil upper left "II Kap…?", unframed, 9x12in. Dust cover inscribed: #114 Costume Design by N. Roerich / for "Tzar Sultan" an opera by / Rimsky-Korsakoff present at Convent / Garden, London in 1920 / 9" x 12" / gift of Nettie & Louis Horch. Verso with pencil inscription: "1 copy each / Oliver N. Sayler / 68 Perry St. / N.Y.", also "Ours", and the number 2, also with embossed label from a Braille labeler reading: GIFT OF NETTIE AND LOUIS HORCH. Few minor punctures, toning, frayed edges with some nicks and a minor bend, irregular right edge, some wrinkling, staining and soiling.
NIKOLAI KONSTANTINOVICH ROERICH (RUSSIAN 1874-1947)
Costume design for Rimsky-Korsakov
pencil gouache and india ink on paper
23.7 x 30.8 cm (9 3/8 x 12 1/8 in.)
signed with monogram lower right; inscribed in Cyrillic "I Kartina" upper left; on verso, miscellaneous inscriptions; inscribed on dust cover: "#114 Costume Design by N. Roerich / for 'Tzar Sultan' an opera by / Rimsky-Korsakoff present at Convent / Garden, London in 1920 / 9