Erdman Boris R. (1899 - 1960)
Russian theater artist and graphic artist. Born in Moscow. Brother of the poet and dramatist N. Erdman. Studied at the art studio of I. Mashkov in Moscow. Since 1919 he studied at the Moscow State Free Art Studios. In 1919 - 1921 he headed the artistic departments in the Moscow state circuses. One of the first theater artists working in the circus. In the 1920s was engaged in book illustration, he worked at the Institute of Theatrical Arts with Meyerhold. Member of Imagist poetic association in Moscow. In 1924 designed the performances in the Third Studio of the Moscow Art Theater, in 1926 - 1927 - a number of performances in opera and drama theaters in Odessa, in 1928 - 1935 - in the I. Franko Drama Theatre in Kiev and Kharkov Theater of the Revolution. Since 1950 until his death, working as an artist of the Stanislavsky Moscow Drama Theater. Honored Artist of the RSFSR since 1957.
Painters works:Auction №26 Lot №51
The sketch of illustration for the Lermontov's drama"Masquerade", 1920 - 1930-s
paper, ink; 15х21
Price: 12 000 - 15 000 uah