28 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,100
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Mstislav Valer'ianovich Dobuzhinskii (1875-1957)
A folder comprising thirty-seven sketches of military uniform circa 1812-1830, three designs for Cromwell; A folder comprising studies for portraits of the artist's family and friends, including nine drawings of the artist's flat dated 1914, twelve prints of a portrait of a girl and a sketch for a House of Artists exhibition poster
some signed, inscribed and dated
the majority pencil on paper
22 x 15 in. (56 x 38 cm.); and smaller (2)
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Given by the artist to Nikolai Zaretskii, Prague.
By descent to the present owner.
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