Benedikt F. Dolbin

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Benedikt F. Dolbin
Igor Stravinsky
1953
Pencil on paper.
11 1/2 x 9 1/16 inches (292 x 231 mm)
Gift of Mrs. John H. Steiner.
1978.43
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Signed at lower right with the initial, "D"; inscribed and dated by the artist at upper right, "Igor Stravinsky", 1953, and at lower left, "rehersal of "Rake's Progress".

Provenance: 
Herbert E. Feist Gallery, New York; Mrs. John H. Steiner, New York.
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Watermark: none.
Portrait taken during the rehearsal of Stravinsky's opera, "The Rake's Progress", (premiere, Venice, 1951) which had its New York premiere in 1953 at the Metropolitan Opera.

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