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Aleksandr Rodchenko (1891-1956)
Aleksandr Rodchenko (1891-1956)

Portrait of Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1924

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Aleksandr Rodchenko (1891-1956)
Portrait of Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1924
gelatin silver print
extensive annotations and 2 'Pesell' stamps (on the verso)
11½ x 8in. (29.1 x 20.3cm.)
Provenance
With Deborah Bell Photographs, New York
Literature
Rodtschenko Fotograf 1891-1956, Arkana Verlag, Göttingen, 1989, pl. 4, p. 16, variant; Lavrentiev, Alexander Rodchenko Photography 1924- 1954, Knickerbocker Press, 1995, pl. 73, p. 72, variant; Aleksandr Rodchenko, The Museum of Modern Art, 1998, pl. 143, p. 213, variant

Lot Essay

This is the retouched vintage print used for reproduction as the back cover of Conversation with a Tax Inspector about Poetry, 1924.

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