6 June 2018 Russian Art Auctions

6 June 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Studies of Trees

145. POPOVA, LIUBOV (1889-1924)

Studies of Trees, two works, one with a pencil study of trees on the reverse.

One ink and the other pencil on paper, each measuring 35.5 by 22 cm.
12,000-18,000 GBP

Executed in 1911–1912.

Provenance: Collection of Pavel Popov, the artist’s brother, Moscow.
Acquired from the above by George Costakis.
Collection of George Costakis, Moscow and Athens.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner.
Private collection, Sweden.
Private collection, Europe.

Related Literature: For similar studies, see A. Zander Rudenstine, Russian Avant-Garde Art. The George Costakis Collection, New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1981, p. 350, Nos. 742–747, illustrated in black and white.

Studies of Trees

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