MacDougall Auctions 30 November 2004

30 November 2004

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


46. GREEN, GRAHAM Ivan Gracianovich Dombrovski, 1881 - 1961

Harvest Signed and dated VII 1908.

Oil on canvas, 48.5 by 51 cm.
4,000-6,000 Pounds

From a Polish aristocratic family. Brought up in Kiev, a friend of Larionov, Burliuk and Mayakovsky. In 1914-1917 fought in the cavalry brigade of Michail Arkhangel, was awarded three George Crosses. In 1918 was arrested as a monarchist but released on Dzerzhinsky's orders. Came to Paris in 1920, in 1921 moved to New York. One of the founders of the abstract-expressionist movement in American art.

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