7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Songs of India

* 8. ROERICH, SVETOSLAV (1904-1993)

Songs of India, signed and dated 1940, also further signed, titled and dated on the stretcher.

Tempera on canvas, 79.5 by 46 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP


Provenance: A gift from the artist to Ruhaina Mohamedi Hydari, a daughter-in-law of the Dewan of Hyderabad Sir Akbar Hydari.
Private collection, UK.

Exhibited: Exhibition of the Paintings of Professors N. Roerich and S. Roerich, Art Department of the University of Punjab, Lahore, 16–28 December 1940.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Exhibition of the Paintings of Professors N. Roerich and S. Roerich, Lahore, Art Department of the University of Punjab, 1940, p. 12, No. 37, illustrated.


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