24 April 2006
Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)
Castle of Gessar Khan
tempera on canvas
29¼ x 46½ in. (74.2 x 118.1 cm.)
Painted in 1929
Possibly in the collection of Louis Horch.
Acquired from the above by Torkom Saraydarian, The Aquarian Educational Center, California.
Thence by descent to The Saraydarian Institute, Texas.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Exhibition catalogue; The Roerich Museum, 1930, no. 1005.
We are grateful to Gvido Trepsa and The Roerich Museum, New York, for their assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.
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