Karl Walser

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Karl Walser
1877-1943.
The Balcony Scene, for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", Act II, Scene 2
29 January 1907
Crayon and gouache on paper.
26 1/8 x 19 9/16 inches (663 x 497 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:655:2
Inscription: 
Inscribed at lower center, "Balkon"; signed at lower right, "K. Walser".
Provenance: 
Max Reinhardt; sale, New York, Sotheby's, 10 July 1969, p. 317; Donald M. Oenslager.
Notes: 

This design was executed for Max Reinhardt's first production of "Romeo and Juliet" which opened on 29 January 1907 at the Deutsches Theatre in Berlin.

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