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Vasilii Shukhaev (1887-1973)
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Vasilii Shukhaev (1887-1973)

Portrait of Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)

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Vasilii Shukhaev (1887-1973)
Portrait of Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)
signed, inscribed and dated 'V. Choukhaeff/Paris 1921.' (lower right).
sanguine, pencil and ink on paper-fronted board
15 7/8 x 10½ in.(40.3 x 26.7 cm.)
Provenance
A gift from the artist to Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938) in Paris, circa 1921.
Tatiana Yacovleva du Plessix Liberman (1906-1991).
By descent to the present owner.
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Lot Essay

For a similar portrait, also dated 1921, see Christie's London, Russian Art, 5 June 2017, lot 15.
We are grateful to Elena Yakovleva, Doctor of Art History, Senior Researcher of the Russian Institute of Art History, St Petersburg for her assistance in cataloguing this work.

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