MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Girl with a Turkish Wrestler

* 520. LEBEDEV, VLADIMIR 1891-1967

A Girl with a Turkish Wrestler signed with initials

Watercolour on paper, 33.5 by 25 cm.
25,000-35,000 pounds


The watercolour A Girl with a Turkish Wrestler, unusually animated and containing a joyful erotic element, demonstrates that Vladimir Lebedev was not only a first-class portrait painter and book illustrator, but also a great master of small ge


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