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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1193

    Mstislav Valer'ianovich Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957)

    The Garden of Eden

    Price Realised  


    Mstislav Valer'ianovich Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957)
    The Garden of Eden
    signed with a initials and indistinctly dated 'MD' (lower right), inscribed in Polish 'No Entry' (on the sign attached to the tree)
    pencil, pen, brush, black and brown inks and gouache on paper
    9½ x 12¾ in. (24 x 32.5 cm.)

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