5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 June 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Monkey Nursery in Sukhumi

* 554. VELIKANOV, YURI (1904-1934)

Monkey Nursery in Sukhumi, signed with initials, inscribed in Cyrillic “Sukhum” and dated 1930, also further inscribed “Sukhum Pitomnik” and dated on the reverse.

Charcoal, pastel and watercolour on paper, 36 by 27 cm.
1,500–2,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family.
Important private collection, Europe.

Literature: Yuri Petrovich Velikanov 1904–1934. Zhivopis’, risunok, gravyura. Katalog proizvedenii, Moscow, Galeyev Galereya, Klub kollektsionerov izobrazitel’nogo iskusstva Moskvy, 2011, p. 105, illustrated.

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