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Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)
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Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)

The Cossack Ball

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Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)
The Cossack Ball
signed and dated 'C. Somoff/1924' (lower left)
pencil, watercolour and gouache on cardboard
8 15/16 x 6 13/16 in. (22.7 x 17.2 cm.)
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Lot Essay

This is a design for the cover of the first issue of the monthly magazine Opera Club. In November 1924 Somov was commissioned to design a number of covers by Dzhalgarov, the representative of the magazine. The cover of the first issue had to depict two Cossacks.

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