28 November 2007
Aleksandr Evgen'evich Iakovlev (1887-1938)
Still life with fish
signed, inscribed and dated 'A. Iacovleff/Oshima/1919.' (lower right)
gouache on paper
18¾ x 23 in. (47.6 x 58.4 cm.)
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'He ended his first stay in the Orient with a six-month tour of Japan, where he lived for a while among the fishermen on the island of Oshima, learning the art of deep-sea diving.'
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