6 June 2018
Hall in the President von Walter's House, Set Design for the F. Schiller Play "Intrigue and Love", signed with initials, also further signed and indistinctly dated 193? on the canvas edge.
Tempera on canvas, 46.5 by 44.5 cm.
Executed c. 1936.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert Yu. Rybakova.
Authenticity certificate from the expert E. Yakovleva.
There are notes for composition of the present lot in Shukhaev’s 1930s notebook, found in the private archive and used for research by the expert Dr Elena Yakovleva from the Russian Institute of Art History, St Petersburg.
Notes on symbols:
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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