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MS Thr 329

Exter, Alexandra, 1882-1949. Alexandra Exter set and costume designs: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Location: ppf
Call No.: MS Thr 329
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Exter, Alexandra, 1882-1949.
Title: Alexandra Exter set and costume designs,
Date(s): 1921-1928 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Set and costume designs by Russian artist Alexandra Exter for various ballet productions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-112. Purchased with the F. E. Chase fund from LucienGoldschmidt, 1116 Madison Avenue, New York 28, New York; received: 1957 Jan. 22.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alexandra Exter Set and Costume Designs (MS Thr 329). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Exter was a Russian artist.

Scope and Contents

Drawings include signed and unsigned set and costume designs in gouache and pencil for Elsa Kruger's ballet Le cirque, costume designs in gouache for First studio of Moscow Art Theatre'sThe death of Tarelkin, and signed set and costume designs in gouache possibly for a production of Othello.

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