• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 112

    Prince Paul Troubetzkoy (1866-1938)

    Danseuse (Mlle. Svirsky)

    Price Realised  

    Prince Paul Troubetzkoy (1866-1938)
    Danseuse (Mlle. Svirsky)
    signed and dated 'Paul Troubetzkoy 1912' and inscribed 'C.R' on the base, with paper label to the underside marked 'C.M.A. 1268.24'
    bronze with brown/black patina
    21 in. (53.4 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Provenance

    An American collector, New York, acquired directly from the artist.
    Mr. Benjamin Nebenzahl, New York, acquired from the estate of the above at auction circa 1931.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND COLLECTION


    Literature

    Catalogue of Sculpture by Prince Paul Troubetzkoy, exhibition catalogue, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1912, No. 43.

    P.Venturosi, Paolo Troubetzkoy 1866-1938, exhibition catalogue, Verbania Pallanza, Museo del Paessagio, Palazzo Viani Dugani, 1990, pp.16, 18, 181.

    Prince Paul Troubetzkoy: The Belle Epoque Captured in Bronze, exhibition catalogue, Sladmore Gallery, London, May 21-June 27, 2008, No. 16, pp. 48-49, 71.


    Exhibited

    Sculpture and Portraits by Prince Paul Troubetzkoy, Art Institute of Chicago, February 1-28, 1912

    Exhibition of Sculpture by Prince Paul Troubetzkoy, City Art Museum, St. Louis, March, 1912