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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 67

    David Davidovich Burliuk (1882-1967)

    Broadway, New York

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    David Davidovich Burliuk (1882-1967)
    Broadway, New York
    signed 'Burliuk' (lower center), further inscribed 'Brodway [sic]/N.Y.'; signed and numbered 'IP46. N/IX.25.5/Burliuk' (on the reverse)
    oil on burlap
    23 5/8 x 31 1/8 in. (60 x 79.1 cm.)


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    The present work appears to draw inspiration from an earlier composition entitled 'An Antichristo and a woman' reproduced in the exhibition catalogue Modernism in the Russian Far East and Japan 1918-1928, p. 140, fig. 22 (Tokyo, 2002).