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Nicolas Kalmakoff (1873-1955)
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Nicolas Kalmakoff (1873-1955)

Les femmes des Nadjis

Details
Nicolas Kalmakoff (1873-1955)
Les femmes des Nadjis
signed with monogram and dated '1911' (lower left)
pastel on paper-fronted board
28¼ x 40 in. (71.8 x 101.5 cm.)
Provenance
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan (1933-2003), by whom acquired at the Galerie Motte exhibition.
Acquired by the present owner at Ketterer Kunst, Munich in the 1970's.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Nicolas de Kalmakoff, Paris, 1928, listed p. 8, no. 16.
Exhibition catalogue, Nicolas de Kalmakoff, Paris, 1964, listed p. 10, no. 13.
Exhibition catalogue, Kalmakoff: L'Ange de l'Abîme, Paris, 1986, illustrated p. 49, no. 11.
J. Bowlt & Iu. Balybina, Nikolai Kalmakov i laborint dekadentstva
[Nicolas Kalmakoff and the labyrinth of decadence], Moscow, 2008,
listed p. 358, illustrated p. 24.
G. V. Romanov, Mir Iskusstva [World of Art], St Petersburg, 2010, listed p. 23, no. 113.
Exhibited
St Petersburg, L'Exposition du Mir Iskousstva [World of Art], 5 January-10 February 1913, no. 113 (label on the reverse).
Paris, Galerie Jean Charpentier, Nicolas de Kalmakoff, 4-18 January 1928, no. 16 as 'Les femmes du grand serpent'.
Paris, Galerie Motte, Nicolas de Kalmakoff, 7 February-5 March 1964, no. 13.
Paris, Musée-galerie de la Seita, Kalmakoff: L'Ange de l'Abîme, 26 March-17 May 1986, no. 11.
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