5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 Jun 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Album of Sixteen Autolithographs

128. KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878–1927)

Album of Sixteen Autolithographs, St Petersburg, Komitet populiarizatsii  khudozhestvennykh izdanii, 1921;

with paper cover, foretitle with a bookplate by Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, and endpaper.
2,000–3,000 GBP


An unnumbered copy from the edition of 300.

Provenance: Collection of V.A. Brilliant (bookplate on the inside of the front cover).
Private collection, Europe.

Related literature: For other copies of the autolithographs, see W. Schmidt, Russische Graphik des XIX. und XX. Jahrhunderts, Leipzig, Seemann, 1967, pp. 169–170, Nos. 1–16, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Russische Graphik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, Nuremberg, Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft, 1977, Nos. 151, 149, Bather and Merchant and Merchant’s Wife illustrated; Nos. 147–152, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Russische Graphik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 1977, pp. 60–62, Nos. 148, 149, 151, Gostiny Dvor, Merchant and Merchant’s Wife and Bather illustrated; p. 61, Nos. 147–152, listed.

Album of Sixteen Autolithographs

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