5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 June 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Studies for the Painting "Lady with a Pushchair"

* 536. RUSAKOV, ALEXANDER (1898-1952)

Studies for the Painting "Lady with a Pushchair", three works, each signed, variously numbered and dated 1927 on the reverse.

Each pencil and watercolour on paper, two measuring 12.5 by 9 cm, and the other 14.5 by 9 cm.
2,000–3,000 GBP

Studies in the present lot were made by Alexander Rusakov for the painting Lady with a Pushchair (1927) now in the collection of the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg.

Provenance: Important private collection, Europe.

Related Literature: For a similar work, see Russkoe iskusstvo 1920-kh–1930-kh godov, Moscow, KitArt, 2006, No. 65, listed.
A Time to Gather... Russian Art from Foreign Private Collections, St Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2007, No. 182, illustrated.
Krug khudozhnikov (1926–1932), St Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2007, p. 67, No. 68, illustrated.
Russkaya grafika iz kollektsii Dzheimsa Battervika, Moscow, KitArt, 2011, pp. 48–49, illustrated and listed.

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