• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 429

    Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947)

    Rocks and Cliffs, from the series Ladoga

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    Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947)
    Rocks and Cliffs, from the series Ladoga
    with later added monogram (lower left); further numbered '157' (on the frame)
    tempera on board
    12 x 16 in. (30.2 x 40.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1917/1918


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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.

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    Provenance

    Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, 1923-1935.
    Collection of Louis and Nettie Horch, New York, 1935.
    Ralph Harris Houston.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1955.


    Literature

    C. Brinton, The Nicholas Roerich Exhibition, New York, 1921, no. 152-172.
    Roerich Museum Catalogue, New York, 1930, p. 16, no. 157.