• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 431

    Svetoslav Roerich (1904-1993)

    A Tibetan woman

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Svetoslav Roerich (1904-1993)
    A Tibetan woman
    signed, dated, and numbered '#12/SVETOSLAV ROERICH/N.Y.C. 1924' (on the reverse)
    oil and tempera on canvas laid down on board
    31½ x 25½ in. (80.4 x 65.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1924


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    Provenance

    Louis and Nettie Horch, New York.
    Private collection, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the work is oil and tempera on canvas laid down on board, and not oil and tempera on board, as stated in the catalogue.