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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 339

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

    Figures climbing a tree (Study for Hide and Seek)

    Price Realised  

    Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)
    Figures climbing a tree (Study for Hide and Seek)
    signed and dated 'P.Tchelitchew 1939' (lower left)
    watercolour, gouache, gum Arabic and pen and brown ink on paper
    19 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (49.7 x 32 cm.)
    Executed in 1939


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    This drawing is related to Tchelitchew's painting Hide-and-Seek of circa 1940-1942, in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

    (fig. 1) Pavel Tchelitchew, Hide-and-Seek 1940-1942. The Museum of Modern Art, New York
    The Museum of Modern Art, New York; © 2008, DIGITAL IMAGE, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Scala, Florence.

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    Provenance

    Lita Hornick; her estate sale, Christie's, Los Angeles, 7 June 2000, lot 7.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.