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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 90

    Petr Konchalovsky (1876-1956)

    Portrait of the mole-catcher Fedor Petrovich

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Petr Konchalovsky (1876-1956)
    Portrait of the mole-catcher Fedor Petrovich
    signed in Cyrillic and dated '1938 P. Konchalovskii' (lower left); further signed in Cyrillic, dated and numbered '1278 1938 P. Konchalovskii' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    62 3/8 x 53 in. (158.5 x 134.6 cm.)


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    This work has been authenticated by the Petr Konchalovsky Foundation, Moscow (Certificate no. 9).

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    Provenance

    The artist's family.


    Literature

    ed. K. V. Frolova, Konchalovskii - Khudozhestvennoe nasledie, Moscow, 1964, listed p. 140 as 'Portrait of Fedor Petrovich Krotolov', (Portret Fedora Petrovicha Krotolova), pl. 127.
    M. L. Neiman, P. P. Konchalovskii. Tvorcheskii put' odnogo iz vydaiushchikhsia zhivopistsev nashego vremeni, Moscow, 1967, listed.


    Exhibited

    Moscow and Leningrad, 10th Solo Exhibition, 1941.
    Leningrad, 17th Solo Exhibition, 1956.