30 May 2006
Maquette for Konek-Skakunok book, with two sketch books
Maquette 23 by 31cm, sketch books are each 13 by 38 cm.
Maquette of the Konek-Skakunok book, 47 pages, separately numbered, with text and illustrations in ink, watercolour and pencil, Maliutin’s original cover signed in pencil with a title Koniok Skakunok, dated 1925, inscribed “Moscow” and the name of the author of the text; plus two sketchbooks, 18 pages each with more than 400 illustrations in ink, watercolour and pencil and some text in pencil, original cloth cover, stamped on the back: “C.B”.
Konek-Skakunok is a fairy tale about the great life of workers and peasants after the victory of the Bolshevik revolution. The book was never published.
Provenance: the Maliutin archive.
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.