Portrait of Gabriel

90,000-120,000 GBP
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15.  FALK, ROBERT (1886-1958)

Portrait of Gabriel.
Oil on canvas, 65.5 by 54.5 cm.
90,000-120,000 GBP

Executed in 1931.

Provenance: Collection of Angelina Shchekin-Krotova, the artist’s widow. Acquired from the above by Piero Vinci, UN Ambassador to the USSR, in Moscow c. 1970.
Thence by descent to the previous owner.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Important private collection, Europe.

Exhibited: Venere Russa. Fascino femminile nell’arte del novecento, Foundazione Terruzzi Villa Regina Margherita, Bordighera, 9 July–28 September 2014.

Literature: A. Shchekin-Krotova, Moi Falk, Moscow, HGS, 2005, p. 73, illustrated.
D. Sarabianov, Yu. Didenko (eds), Zhivopis Roberta Falka. Polnyi katalog proizvedenii, Moscow, Galereia Elizium, 2006, p. 87, mentioned in the text; p. 88, illustrated; p. 547, No. 769, illustrated and listed; p. 870, illustrated under the year 1931.
Exhibition catalogue, X. Muratova, Venere Russa. Fascino femminile nell’arte del novecento, Milan, Silvana Editoriale, 2014, p. 136, illustrated.

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