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Gruneberg (Arthur) lithographs
MS.M.057  
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Description
This collection of 4 lithographs by Arthur (Artur) Grunenberg is thought to depict Tamara Karsavina dancing in Fokine’s Firebird as part of the early performances of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. Firebird was a role created by Karsavina and closely associated with during her entire career.
Background
Artur Grunenberg was born in in Könisberg, studied in Berlin and Munich. An oil painter as well as book illustrator, he gravitated toward moving subjects, especially dancers. His illustrated books, not well known in the United States, include editions of Horace, Boccacio, Prevost (Manon Lescaut). By some historians, he is considered a member of the German expressionists
Extent
1 folder, 4 lithographs, each lithograph 11.5 X 18 inches
Availability
Property rights reside with the University of California. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold the copyright.