MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 June 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Illustrations for Emile Zola's "Money", </i>seven works<i>,

522. ALTMAN, NATHAN (1889-1970)

Illustrations for Emile Zola's "Money", seven works, two signed with initials, each inscribed in Cyrillic, each also further inscribed on the reverse and with a "Goslitizdat" publisher's stamp .

Pencil and black ink on paper, the largest measuring 26 by 18 cm, the smallest 21.5 y 14 cm.
6,000-9,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired from I.V. Shchegoleva-Altman, the artist's widow, Leningrad.

Exhibited: Nathan Altman, Union of Soviet Artists, Leningrad, 1968.
Nathan Altman, Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, Moscow, 1978.

Literature: Emila Zola, Sobranie sochinenii, vol. 14, Moscow, 1964.
Exhibition catalogue, Nathan Altman, Leningrad, 1968, p. 38.
Exhibition catalogue, Nathan Altman. 1889-1970, Moscow, 1978, listed in book illustrations.
M. Etkind, Nathan Altman, Moscow, 1971, p. 122, listed.
M. Etkind, Nathan Altman, Dresden, 1984, p. 228, listed.

Illustrations for Emile Zola's "Money", </i>seven works<i>,
Illustrations for Emile Zola's "Money", </i>seven works<i>,

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