Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Drama and Comedy
signed with Cyrillic initials and dated 'S. Ch./1927' (lower left), numbered in red 'N 18' (on the reverse); with inscription from Alexandre Djanchieff 'Serge Tchekhonine' (on the reverse)
pencil and ink on paper
8½ x 11¼ in. (21.7 x 28.8 cm.)
Acquired directly from Pierre Ino (1909-1989), stepson of the artist, by Alexandre Djanchieff in Paris in the late 1980s.
By descent to the present owner.