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Lot 259Robert Edmond Jones
American, 1887-1954
Set Design for Wozzeck, circa 1931
Signed R E Jones and George Everett, inscribed Wozzeck and numbered 170 on the reverse, within a United Scenic Artists stamp
Gouache and graphite on Bainbridge illustration board
11 5/8 x 21 3/4 inches (29.6 x 55.3 cm)

Jones produced this set design for the American premiere of the Alban Berg opera Wozzeck, debuting at the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House on March 13, 1931.

C Estate of Thomas P. Lacy

Sold for $9,450
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Edge wear, with small losses. Upper right corner is partially torn away, obscured by mat. Scattered water stains, surface wear and minor scuffs. The mat board has scuffed the board at the mat opening, all around.

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