UMBERTO BRUNELLESCHI (Italian, 1879-1949)
Five works: four gouache, graphite and gold ink works on paper depicting military-inspired theatrical costumes (all unframed) together with "La Gondola Rouge," 1926, pochoir in colors (in artist's frame); Each signed, "Le Gondola Rouge" titled; Costume drawings: 19" x 12 1/4" (each)
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Each costume drawing with overall toning, surface soiling and scattered handling marks. Pinholes to corners of all and one with additional staple holes to center of upper edge. One with damage to upper left edge and one with blindstamp to lower left corner. Pochoir with heavy overall foxing and fading with areas of applied touch-up pigment to black background. Laid between mat and backing and overall toning to sheet.