30 May 2020
Islands, signed with a monogram and dated 1919, further titled in Cyrillic and numbered "N 72" on the reverse.
Pastel and tempera on paper, laid on cardboard, 50 by 65 cm (image size).
Provenance: Private collection, USA.
We would like to thank Gvido Trepsa, Director of the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, for his assistance in cataloguing the work.
Exhibited: Nicholas Roerich Taidenäyttely, Salon Strindberg, Helsinki, March–April 1919.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Nicholas Roerich Taidenäyttely, Helsinki, Lindbergs tryckeri, 1919, p. 6, No. 72, listed as Saaria (edition in Finnish) and Holmar (edition in Swedish).
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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