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Drawing, Squid Costume Design for the Opera "Sadko" by Rimsky-Korsakov, ca. 1929

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Serge Soudeikine. It is dated ca. 1929 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled From the Realm of the Sea-King.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

36.4 x 28.3 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/8in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center: Soudeikine.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Squid Costume Design for the Opera "Sadko" by Rimsky-Korsakov, ca. 1929; Designed by Serge Soudeikine (Russian, 1886 - 1946); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 36.4 x 28.3 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/8in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1984-65-2

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