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Original Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920sOriginal Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920s

Original costume designs in unmistakable Art Deco style for George Gershwins musical "Tell Me More", performed on Broadway in 1925. The costumes were designed by Charles LeMaire (1897-1985), winner of of four Academy Awards and an additional 12 nominations, during the Jazz Age.

This spectacular discovery consists of 40 highly decorative designs on sketchbook paper including original fabric samples (28,3 x 19 cm). In addition:
- 1 design on sketchbook paper (27 x 17 cm)
- 13 design drafts on blotting paper, with fabric samples (ca. 23 x 12 cm)
- Some original letters that were saved - and that were used for the research that lead to an article published in Art Deco magazine (NL)

The're in good condition, yellowed paper, fragile fabric. Wear consistent with age and use.

ITEM ID
Art Deco costume designs
ARTIST
Charles LeMaire
HEIGHT
11" (28 cm)
MEDIA
Mixed Media
AGE
20th Century
STYLE
Art Deco
THEME
Entertainment
WIDTH
7" (18 cm)
PRODUCT
Art

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    Original Art Deco Costume Designs for George Gershwin Broadway Musical, 1920s

    €20,000 ea.
    ~ $22,359

    Quantity available: 40