28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 Nov 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


La danse

* 89. SOUDBININE, SÉRAPHIN (1867–1944)

La danse, signed, inscribed “Paris” and dated 1923, further hallmarked on the underside.

Silver, marble base, height 75.5 cm (with base).
50,000-70,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Exhibited: Séraphin Soudbinine, Kingor Gallery, New York; Reinhardt Gallery, New York, 1923.
Séraphin Soudbinine, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1924.
Séraphin Soudbinine, Reinhardt Gallery, New York, 1925.
Séraphin Soudbinine, The Arts Club, Chicago, April 1927.
XXVIII Salon des Artistes Français, Paris, 7 May–10 July 1938.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Séraphin Soudbinine, Chicago, The Arts Club, 1927, listed.
E. Khmelnitskaia, Serafim Sudbinin na perelome epokh, ot moderna do Ar Deko, St Petersburg, Chistyi list, 2010, p. 70, No. 84, illustrated; p. 79, mentioned in the text.

Related literature: For the wood version, see exhibition catalogue, C. Brinton, Russian Paintings and Sculpture, New York, New Gallery, 1923, pl. 26, illustrated.


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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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