3 November 1999
'A District House of Culture'
By Iakov Chernikhov, late 1920s
Pencil, pen and ink and black wash, heightened with white
8.1/8 by 11in. (20.6 by 28.5cm.)
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Catherine Cooke, op.cit. (Illustrated)
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Tchernikhov: Fantaisies architecturales, 1985
The present Lot is the original for Figure 363 in Chernikhov's The Construction of Architectural and Machine Forms published in Leningrad, 1931.
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