25 - 28 November 2012 Russian Art Auctions

25 Nov 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Travel Sketchbook with approximately 50 Drawings from China and Mongolia

215. YAKOVLEV, ALEXANDER (1887–1938)

Travel Sketchbook with approximately 50 Drawings from China and Mongolia, stamped with the artist’s Chinese stamp and dated 1918 on the first page; the drawings are variously inscribed and some stamped with the artist’s Chinese stamp.

Pencil on paper, some with watercolour, 16.5 by 13 cm.
20,000–30,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, France.

Literature: Alexandre Iacovleff. Itinérances, Paris, Musée des Années 30, Somogy éditions d’art, 2004, p. 120, No. 70, illustrated.

Travel Sketchbook with approximately 50 Drawings from China and Mongolia

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