27 May 2012
Oil on canvas, 74.5 by 98.5 cm.
Painted in 1931–1932.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family.
Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity certificate from the experts T. Mikhienko and T. Levina.
Exhibited: Possibly Vystavka kartin A.V. Lentulova, organizovannaya k 25-letiyu khudozhestvennoi deyatel’nosti. 1908–1933, Moscow, 1933, Nos. 230–232.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Vystavka kartin A.V. Lentulova, organizovannaya k 25-letiyu khudozhestvennoi deyatel’nosti. 1908–1933, Moscow, Vsekokhudozhnik, 1933, p. 33, possibly one of the Sebastopol studies listed under Nos. 230–232.
M. Lentulova, Khudozhnik Aristarkh Lentulov. Vospominaniya, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1969, p. 134, possibly listed as Chelovek s velosipedom.
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