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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 301

    Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)

    A caravanserai in Afghanistan

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    Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)
    A caravanserai in Afghanistan
    signed and dated 'A. Iacovleff/1931' (lower left)
    tempera on canvas laid down on board
    19½ x 24 in. (49.6 x 61 cm.)
    Painted in 1931


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    Provenance

    with Gropper Art Gallery, Massachusetts.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Gropper Art Gallery, Alexander Iacovleff, An Exhibition of Fifty Drawings and Paintings, 1972, listed and illustrated, no. 36.


    Exhibited

    Massachusetts, Gropper Art Gallery, Alexander Iacovleff, An Exhibition of Fifty Drawings and Paintings, May - June 1972, no. 36.