Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)
Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)
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Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)

The fight; and Gusli player

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Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)
The fight; and Gusli player
the first signed, inscribed and dated 'Stellet/Cannes 1918.' (lower right); with inscription 'Stelletsky - Dmitri Simionovitch/1875-1947/Vente Serge Lifar No. 99/du 20.6.1974 à Paris.' (on the reverse); the second signed with Cyrillic initials 'D. S.' (lower left); further signed and inscribed 'N.33./£7.7.0/D. Stellet' and with inscription 'D.Stelletsky/Illustration pour l’Apollon 1911 (4)/Signé par monogramme sur le dessin/Donné par l’artiste au Prince/Argourtinsky-Dolgoroukoff/ Vignette for Apollon' (on the reverse of the card)
the first pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper; the second ink on paper laid on card; one framed
the first 14 ¼ x 10 ¼ in. (36 x 26.6 cm.); the second 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. (23.1 x 17.5 cm.)
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Provenance
The fight
Prince Wladimir Argoutinsky-Dolgoroukoff (1875-1941).
Collection Alexandre Djanchieff.
By descent to the present owner.
Gusli player
Serge Lifar (1905-1986).
Collection Serge Lifar; Tajan, Paris, 20 June 1974, lot 99.
Acquired at the above sale by Alexandre Djanchieff.
By descent to the present owner.
Literature
Gusli player
A. Benua, 'Iskusstvo Stelletskogo [The Art of Stelletsky]', Apollon, St Petersburg, 1911, no. 4, illustrated p. [13], listed p. [85].

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