Lot 56: BOGDANOV-BELSKY, NIKOLAI (1868-1945) The Teacher's Name Day, signed. Oil on canvas, 108.5 by 136.5 cm. Provenance: Russian Sale, Christie's, 18 December 1996, lot 121. Collection of Gordon P. Getty, American investor, philanthropist and composer. Russian Art I, Sotheby's New York, 15 April 2008, lot 105. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner. Related literature: For other versions of the present lot, see exhibition catalogue, The 39th Exhibition of the Society for Itinerant Art Exhibitions, Moscow, 1911, p. 4. Iskry. Illustrated Arts and Humour Magazine, No. 1, 1913, p. 4. N. Lapidus, Bogdanov-Belsky, Moscow, Belyi gorod, 2005, p. 31.
MacDougall Arts Ltd's Russian Art
Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
Write a response...