MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1 December 2011

1 December 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

New York. By the River

442. DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875-1957)

New York. By the River, signed and dated 1946.

Charcoal, ink and wash, heightened with white, on cardboard, 21.5 by 27 cm.
2,000-3,000 GBP

The present work is a set design for the 1947 Hollywood film Dishonored Lady, directed by Robert Stevenson.

Provenance: The Mau collection, Denmark.
Acquired from the above.
Important private collection, Germany.

Photocertificate from G. Chugunov.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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