• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 520

    Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967)

    The Popoffs' doll, teddy bear and toy elephant

    Price Realised  

    Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967)
    The Popoffs' doll, teddy bear and toy elephant
    indistinctly signed in Cyrillic, inscribed in Russian and dated 'To dear Berthe Efimovna...Zinaida Serebriakova/Paris 3 August...' (upper left)
    pastel on paper laid down on board
    23¾ x 19 in. (62.8 x 48 cm.)
    Together with a photograph depicting the present lot in situ at the Paris 1947 exhibition (figs. 1 & 2) (2)


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    Exhibited

    Paris, Conservatoire Russe de Paris Serge Rachmaninoff, 1947.