8 June 2009
Mountainous Landscape signed in Armenian and dated "1961.10 IX"
Charcoal and sanguine on paper, 29 by 40 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist's family.
Authenticity certificate from the Expert Centre of Cultural Values, Republic of Armenia, expert S. Manoukyan.
Exhibited: Drawings and Watercolours by Martiros Saryan. Yerevan, 1970, Moscow–Leningrad, 1972, Tallin–Tartu, 1973, Riga, 1978, Kiev–Odessa, 1970–1971.
Literature: Illarion Gollitsyn, Martiros Saryan: Flowers. Soviet Artist, Moscow, 1987, p. 220, No. 94, illustrated, p. 270, listed.
A. Kamensky, Martiros Saryan. Oils, Watercolours, Drawings and Illustrations. Theatre and Stage Design. Compliers Sh. Khachaturyan, L. Mirozyan. Leningrad, Aurora, 1987, p. 327, No. 476, illustrated and listed as Armenian Landscape.
Related Literature: For similar works, also see Illarion Gollitsyn, Martiros Saryan: Flowers. Soviet Artist, Moscow, 1987, pp. 226 and 228.
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