8 June 2006
GEORGES ARTEMOFF, 1892-1965
La chasse au bison, 1931
Panneau en acajou sculpté, illustrant un archer visant un bison, le fond travaillé à la gouge
138 x 197.5 cm. (54 3/8 x 77¾ in.)
Signé Artemoff en bas à gauche
Ancienne collection de Madame Soskins.
Vente Ader Tajan, 4 mai 1993, lot 61.
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Art et Industrie, mai 1932, Décors anciens et modernes, dans l'hôtel de Madame Soskins, p. 13 à 16, illustré p. 13.
Exposition coloniale, Paris, 1931.
Rétrospective Georges Artemoff, 1992.
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LA CHASSE AU BISON, A CARVED MAHOGANY PANEL BY GEORGES ARTEMOFF, 1931
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