• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 439

    Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)

    Sketch of two African natives, Zaire

    Price Realised  

    Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)
    Sketch of two African natives, Zaire
    signed with initials 'AI' (lower right)
    pencil on paper
    9½ x 7½ in. (24.4 x 18.7 cm.)
    Executed circa March 1925


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    Provenance

    Gift from the artist to Edward W. Forbes, Director of the Fogg Museum of Art (1909-1944).


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Alexandre Iacovleff: An Exhibition of Fifty Drawings and Paintings, Gropper Art Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972, no. 16.
    Exhibition catalogue, Alexandre Iacovleff: Paintings and Drawings, A La Vieille Russie, New York, 1993, p. 19, no. 23, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gropper Art Gallery, Alexandre Iacovleff: An Exhibition of Fifty Drawings and Paintings, May-June 1972, no. 16.
    New York, A La Vieille Russie, Alexandre Iacovleff: Paintings and Drawings, New York, 1993, no. 23.