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Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky (1868-1945)


Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky (1868-1945)
signed 'N. Bogdanoff-Belsky' (lower right)
oil on canvas
17¼ x 21 in. (43.8 x 53.3 cm.)
Acquired directly from the artist by Alexander Kopelovich (1915-1990), Riga.
Property from a Private European Collection, Sotheby's, London, 9 June 2010, lot 300.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Exhibition catalogue, Professor N. Bogdanov-Belsky: 5th Solo Exhibition, Riga, 1936, no. 18.
Riga, Riga National Art Museum, Professor N. Bogdanov-Belsky: 5th Solo Exhibition, 1936, no. 18.
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Lot Essay

Alexander Kopelovich moved to Latvia with his mother and step-father in 1925. From 1925-1931 he studied in the studio of Bogdanov-Belsky's great friend, Sergei Vinogradov. An artist as well as a collector, Kopelovich's works and part of his collection were exhibited in Moscow in 1990.

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