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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 374

    Vasily Sitnikov (1915-1987)

    My Little Motherland--One goes this way, the other goes that way

    Price Realised  

    Vasily Sitnikov (1915-1987)
    My Little Motherland--One goes this way, the other goes that way
    signed 'V Sitnikov' (lower right); further inscribed in Russian and dated 'Study/'My little motherland'/'Lark song'/before/sunrise/it is me/on the way/to see myself/'one goes this way, the other goes that way'/'split personality'/Vasilii Iakovlevich Sitnikov/Moscow E-318/Ibragimova Street 2, flat 172' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    21¾ x 51¼ in. (55 x 130 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, circa 1975.


    Saleroom Notice

    This is unframed.