MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Illustration for Dostoevsky's "The Possessed",

* 516. DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875-1957)

Illustration for Dostoevsky's "The Possessed", signed with a monogram and dated 1939.

Charcoal, black ink, chalk and gouache on paper, 29 by 39 cm.
2,000-3,000 GBP


Provenance: Estate of the artist's son.
Acquired from the above.
Private collection, USA.

Exhibited: Art Association of Montreal, February 1944, no. 37 (inscription on the reverse of the mount).


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.