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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)

    A leaf from the Tibetan album

    Price Realised  

    Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)
    A leaf from the Tibetan album
    dated and numbered 'N66 1928-29' (on the reverse)
    tempera on board
    8¼ x 10¾ in. (22.2 x 27.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1929


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    Literature

    Catalogue, Roerich Museum Catalogue, 8th edition, New York, 1930, no. 982, Leaf from the Tibetan Album, 1928-29, (Tibet).


    Post Lot Text

    Roerich had painted this mountain landscape in Tibet, somewhere along the route of his caravan from Nagchu in Northern Tibet to Sikkim.

    We would like to thank Gvido Trepsa, Senior Researcher at Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York for his assistance in cataloguing the present lot.