Ivan Bilibin (1876-1942)
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Ivan Bilibin (1876-1942)

Illustration for Contes de l'isba: Ivan-Tsarevich and the Firebird

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Ivan Bilibin (1876-1942)
Illustration for Contes de l'isba: Ivan-Tsarevich and the Firebird
signed, further signed with Cyrillic initials and dated 'I. B./1930/I. Bilibine' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and ink on paper laid down on card
10 5/8 x 8 in. (27 x 20 cm.)
Sold with a copy of Isserlis, H. & Auroy, B. (eds.), Contes de L'isba, Paris, 1931 (2)
Provenance
Aleksandra Shchekatikhina-Pototskaia (1892-1967), wife of the artist (inscription on the reverse).
Acquired from the family of the above by the collector Vladimir Volkov. Acquired by the present owner from the descendants of the above.
Literature
H. Isserlis & B. Auroy, (eds.), Contes de L'isba, Paris, 1931, illustrated.
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This work was executed in Paris where the artist lived from 1925-1936.

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