Nikolai Lyudvigovich Ellert 1845-1901. Russian School 19th.Century. Original theatrical design watercolour. Signed and dated 1873. Ellert at this time was stage draughtsman for The Imperial Theatre, Moscow. This work is in all probability a design for the Tchaikovsky Rubenstein production "Little Russia" Symphony No.2 based on Ukrainian folk songs. 41 by 43 cms. to mounted image. 63.5 by 67 cms. In frame overall.