21 June 2023
The Courtyard, Illustration for Crime and Punishment by F. Dostoevsky, signed with initials, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic and dated 1935-36 on the reverse.
Charcoal and black ink on paper, 37 by 26 cm.
Accompanied by a letter to Lothar Bolz, signed by the artist and dated 1966.
Provenance: The Lothar Bolz collection, Germany.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner.
Private collection, UK.
Exhibited: Russische Graphik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunsthalle Nuernberg, Nuremberg, 22 June–28 August 1977.
Verso of the present lot.
Letter from D. Shmarinov to L. Bolz, 1966.
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