5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 Jun 2013

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A Book “Les Deux Maîtresses” by A. de Musset, Paris, Editions  de la Pléiade, 1928, with Colour-printed Plates after Vasily Shukhaev, Accompanied by an Original Illustration

483. SHUKHAEV, VASILY (1887-1973)

A Book “Les Deux Maîtresses” by A. de Musset, Paris, Editions de la Pléiade, 1928, with Colour-printed Plates after Vasily Shukhaev, Accompanied by an Original Illustration . Illustration: signed, further inscribed “Cadeau de mariage de Mme Makharof 19.12.50” on the backboard.

Pencil on cardboard, 13 by 17 cm (image size).
4,000–6,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, France.

Literature: M. Seslavinsky, Randevu. Russkie khudozhniki vo frantsuzskom knigoizdanii pervoy poloviny XX veka, Moscow, Astrel, 2009, pp. 93–94, illustrated.


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