MacDougall Auctions 28 November 2008

28 Nov 2008

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Leda and the Swan

23. KALMAKOV, NIKOLAI 1873-1955

Leda and the Swan signed, with monogram and dated 1917

Watercolour, bodycolour, pen and ink on paper, 69.5 by 84 cm.
120,000-180,000


Provenance: Anonymous Sale; Sotheby's, London, Russian Art Sale, 28 November 1991, Lot 471.
Private collection, UK.

Literature: J. Balybina, J. Bolt, Kalmakov, Labyrinth of Decadence, Iskusstvo XIX Veka, Moscow, 2007, p. 265, illustrated.

Related literature: For similar works see Exhibition catalogue, Kalmakoff, Musée-galerie de la Seita, March-May, 1986, No. 14.


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