Lot n° 21
150 - 200
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Émile GUIMET (1836-1918) industrialist and... - Lot 21 - Ader
Émile GUIMET (1836-1918) industrialist and collector, founder and director of the museum that bears his name. 2 L.A.S., December 1893, to the decorators Philippe Chaperon and Auguste Rubé; 3 and 2 pages in-8, the second on the letterhead of the Compagnie de Navigation Mixte.
About Chinese scenery for his opera Taï-Tsoung.
Fleurieu December 16. For the décor of the public square, he reminds us that "in the middle group of houses must be the chapel of the god of literature: Koueï-Sïn. You will find in the Museum portraits of this gentleman who is very ugly". For the prison, one will take "the door of the Yamek of the Consul of Canton", and for the Chinese Garden, the range of colors of the "dish of the pink family"... - Marseille December 29.
"The costume designer is warned and just as the characters in the garden will be in pink porcelain, the characters in the party will have costumes of all greens, with purples, dark blues and straw yellows. No red, no pink. Or at least very little. Browns and blacks. See at the Museum, to have the tones in the eye, to the windows of the green family and the window of Kan-Hi "...
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