MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 27-30 May 2012

27 May 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Cheval s'abreuvant

* 185. BAKST, LÉON (1866-1924)

Cheval s'abreuvant .

Pencil, watercolour and gouache on laid paper, laid on cardboard, 33 by 48.5 cm.
15,000–20,000 GBP

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Berthe Tsipkevitch, the artist’s niece.

Exhibited: Mostra commemorativa dell’opera di Leon Bakst, Galleria del Levante, Milan, Rome, Munich, 1967, No. 82.
Bakst. Centenary 1876–1976, The Fine Art Society, Edinburgh, London, 1976, No. 114 (label on the reverse).

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Mostra commemorativa dell’opera di Leon Bakst, Milan, Galleria del Levante, 1967, No. 82, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Bakst. Centenary 1876–1976, London, The Fine Art Society, 1976, p. 50, No. 114, listed as The Horse, Study for a Decor Related to a Russian Theme.

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