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

Illustration for Alexander Pushkin's 'The Queen of Spades'

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Vasilii Shukhaev (1887-1973)
Illustration for Alexander Pushkin's 'The Queen of Spades'
signed and dated 'V. Choukhaeff. 1922.' (lower right); further signed, inscribed with title and numbered 'Choukhaeff/N165' (on labels attached to the reverse of the mount)
ink, watercolour heightened with white, on paper-fronted board
13 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (34.7 x 25.8 cm.)
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Catalogus der Tentoonstelling van Russische Kunstschilders, The Hague, 1924, listed p. 17, no. 165 (number on the board).
Exhibited
The Hague, Noordeinde, Tentoonstelling van Russische Kunstschilders, January-February 1924, no. 165.

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Lot Essay

The present work was created to illustrate Pushkin's La Dame de Pique. Paris, Editions de la Pléiade, J. Schiffrin & Cie, 1923.

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