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    Sale 7537

    The Somov Collection

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 243

    Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)

    The Cossack Ball

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)
    The Cossack Ball
    signed and dated 'C. Somoff/1924' (lower left)
    pencil, watercolour and gouache on cardboard
    8 15/16 x 6 13/16 in. (22.7 x 17.2 cm.)


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    This is a design for the cover of the first issue of the monthly magazine Opera Club. In November 1924 Somov was commissioned to design a number of covers by Dzhalgarov, the representative of the magazine. The cover of the first issue had to depict two Cossacks.

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