MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1-2 Dec 2010

1 Dec 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Batrachomyomachia

* 175. KREITSER, BORIS 1905-1979

Batrachomyomachia c. 1935

Black ink on paper, 33 by 24 cm
1,500-2,000 GBP


While initially the illustrations for the book were commissioned from Kreitser, it was published by Akademia in 1936 with illustrations by Alisa Poret. The same year, Kreitser was charged with spying for Japan. He was only released in 1956.


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