Portrait of Feodor Chaliapin, signed and dated 1928.
Oil on canvas, laid on cardboard, 44.5 by 57.5 cm (cardboard size).
Provenance: The Russian Sale, Sotheby’s London, 29 April 1999, lot 75.
Private collection, USA.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Exhibited: Faces of Russia, Palm Beach America’s International Art and Antique Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida, February 2007.
A World of Stage. Russian Designs for Theater, Opera and Dance, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 26 July–17 September 2007.
A Time to Gather... Russian Art from Foreign Private Collections, State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, 14 February–12 May 2008; Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, Moscow, June–July 2008.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Faces of Russia, West Palm Beach, 2007, p. 28, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, A World of Stage. Russian Designs for Theater, Opera and Dance, Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2007, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, A Time to Gather... Russian Art from Foreign Private Collections, St. Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2007, p. 135, pl. 89, illustrated and listed.
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