3 November 1999
'Museum of Astronomy with Observatory for Public Use'
By Iakov Chernikhov, late 1920s
Pencil, pen and ink and black wash, heightened with white
7 by 11in. (19.7 by 28.6cm.)
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Catherine Cooke, Chernikhov: Fantasy and Construction, London, 1984, p. 81 (Illustrated)
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Tchernikhov: Fantaisies architecturales, 1985
The present Lot is the original for Figure 334 in Chernikhov's The Construction of Architectural and Machine Forms, published in Leningrad, 1931.
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