Georges DE FEURE (Paris 1868 - Paris 1943)
Design for a Stage Set: An Oriental Palace by the Sea Sold
Gouache, over a pencil underdrawing, on pale grey paper. Framing lines in pencil. Signed G de Feure at the lower right.166 x 219 mm. (6 1/2 x 8 5/8 in.) [image]214 x 267 mm. (8 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.) [sheet]ENQUIRE
A compositionally similar gouache drawing by Georges de Feure, with a castle in the distance framed by a proscenium-like arrangement of trees and branches in the foreground, is in a private collection. The present sheet is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Ian Millman, and will be included in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work.