• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    Shimon Okshteyn (b. 1951)

    Birds of a feather flock together

    Price Realised  

    Shimon Okshteyn (b. 1951)
    Birds of a feather flock together
    signed and dated 'Shimon Okshteyn 1986' (lower center), inscribed 'Birds of a feather/flock/together/Dressing up is half the fun/Button hold/snappy dresser/Corset/material: pertaining to the bogy [sic]' (overall); further signed and dated 'Shimon Okshteyn 1986' (on the reverse)
    pencil, oil, corset hooks, ribbon, measuring tape, fabric, suspender hook and collage on canvas
    68½ x 70½ in. (174 x 179.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, New York.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Shimon Okshteyn: Works from 1970-1987, Springfield, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, 1987, illustrated p. 19.


    Exhibited

    Springfield, Massachusetts, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Shimon Okshteyn: Works from 1970-1987, 15 February-15 March 1987.