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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 316

    Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947)

    Sketch for Ladoga series

    Price Realised  

    Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947)
    Sketch for Ladoga series
    signed with monogram (lower right, incised); numbered '429' (on the reverse)
    pastel on paper laid down on board
    5¾ x 11¾ in. (14.6 x 29.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1918


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    We are grateful to Gvido Trepsa and The Roerich Museum, New York, for their assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

    Provenance

    The Roerich Museum, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the father of the current owner, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR