Preliminary sketches, drawings, pastels, illustrations and woodcut-style drawings

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This series contains working drawings and artwork created by Valentine Gross including pages of sketch books showing preliminary sketches, pencil drawings, pastel drawings, illustrations and woodcut-style drawings.

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A selection of the Valentine Gross preliminary sketches feature in the book by Richard Buckle, Nijinsky on Stage, London: Studio Vista, 1971 and Exhibition Drawings: Nijinsky, Karsavina and Diaghilev Ballet 1909-1914, London: Hartnol & Eyre, 1973.