London, South Kensington
11 June 2009
Solomon Nikritin (1898-1965)
Studies for 'Heroes of the Civil War'
signed with Cyrillic initials 'SN'(lower right on the right-hand sheet)
pencil, pen, brush, black ink, and oil on paper
left sheet 9¾ x 5½ in. (24.8 x 14 cm.); central sheet 10¾ x 8 in. (27.5 x 20.2 cm.); right sheet 9¾ x 5¼ in. (24.8 x 13.3 cm.)
Purchased by the present owner from Anna Nikritina, the artist's sister and wife of the writer Anatoly Mariengof, in Leningrad in 1955.
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