11 June 2008
Russian School (19th century)
A seated gentleman with a book
signed, inscribed and dated 'Dessinée/par/Andreeff/-1849-' (on the envelope)
pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with white, on card, painted circle
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous