• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 19

    Nikolai Kalmakoff (1873-1955)

    First Inca

    Price Realised  

    Nikolai Kalmakoff (1873-1955)
    First Inca
    signed with artist's monogram and dated '1927' (lower left)
    oil on board
    21½ x 21½ in. (54.9 x 54.9 cm.)


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    The present work was commissioned by Héliodore Fortin, author of Bible of Spirits for his Chapelle du Résurrectoire in Metz, France.

    Literature

    J. Bowlt & I. Balybina, Nikolai Kalmakov i labirint dekadentsva, Moscow, 2008, illustrated p. 58.