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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)

    Sketch for Ladoga series

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)
    Sketch for Ladoga series
    signed, inscribed and numbered 'Ladoga Series/N.R./RM 436' (on the reverse)
    tempera on board
    8½ x 27½ in. (21.5 x 69.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1918


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    Special Notice

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate was misprinted in the catalogue. The correct estimate is $30,000 - 50,000.


    Literature

    Catalogue, Roerich Museum, Roerich Museum Catalogue, 8th edition, New York, 1930, no 425-439, Sketches to 'Ladoga' Series, 1918, (Finland).


    Post Lot Text

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