MacDougall Auctions 28 November 2008

28 November 2008

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Brass Foundry

* § 605. KOMAR and MELAMID B. 1943 and B. 1945

Brass Foundry signed and dated 1988

Oil on canvas, laid on panel, 63 by 168.5 cm.
40,000-60,000 pounds

Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Authenticity has been confirmed by the artist

Exhibited: C.A.S.E. Museum of Contemporary Russian Art, Jersey City, USA, 1987.
Komar & Melamid, Bergen Point Brass Foundry, Bayonne. Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, March-April, 1989. Related literature: Peter-und-Irene-Ludwig-Stiftung, (Non)conform: Russian and Soviet Art 1958-1995, Prestel, Berlin, 2007,m pp. 85, 100, 270-272. Dodge T., Norton and Rosenfeld, A., From Gulag to Glasnost: Non-conformist Art from the Soviet Union: The Norton and Dodge Collection, Thames and Hudson in association with the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 1995, pp. 15, 56, 89-93 and 323-330. Ratcliff, C., Kumar and Melamid, Abbeville Press, 1988, New York, No. 55, p.188, illustrated.

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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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