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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1210

    Mstislav Valer'ianovich Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957)

    Illustration for 'The Queen of Spades'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mstislav Valer'ianovich Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957)
    Illustration for 'The Queen of Spades'
    signed and dated 'M. Dobuzhinsky 1913' (lower right), with printed signature and date 'M. Dobuzhinsky 1913' (lower right), numbered '15/20' (lower left)
    watercolour and gouache on a printed base
    7 x 5¼ in. (17.7 x 13.3 cm.)
    and seven further prints by the same artist - 'Woman in the garden', 'A boy', 'The Lion Bridge, St. Petersburg', 'Children on a swing', 'Statue in a crate' and two examples of a design for the Berlin opera (8)


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    Provenance

    Gift of the artist to his niece, Ewa Totwen
    Acquired from the family of the above by the present owner