MacDougall Auctions 30 November 2004

30 November 2004

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Enchanted Forest

49. LATRI, MICKAIL 1875-1942

Enchanted Forest Signed.

Gouache on paper, 24 by 40 cm.
2,500-3,500 Pounds

Grandson and pupil of Ivan Aivazovsky. In 1896 entered the Royal Academy of Art, the class of Kuindji. Executed impressionist landscapes in oil, tempera and watercolour; member and co-founder of the World of Art movement. In 1921 he headed the Royal Porcelain factory in Greece. Since 1924 lived in Paris where he set up a workshop for Russian refugees, producing , vases, china etc predominantly for the American market and painted decorative screens for the major Art Deco French cabinet makers. Died in Paris in 1942.

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