27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 Nov 2013

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Illustrations for M. Maeterlinck's "The Miracle  of Saint Anthony" and "The Blind", two works

* 329. SVESHNIKOV, BORIS (1927-1998)

Illustrations for M. Maeterlinck's "The Miracle of Saint Anthony" and "The Blind", two works, each titled in Cyrillic and numbered "8" and "9" respectively on the backing card.

Both pencil and tempera on card, both 30.5 by 22 cm.
2,000–3,000 GBP


The present illustrations were produced for the 1972 edition of Emil Verkharn; Stikhotvoreniya, Zori. Maurice Maeterlinck; Piesy, Moscow, Khudozhestvennaya literatura.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Literature: For the printed illustration of The Blind, see Emil Verkharn; Stikhotvoreniya, Zori. Maurice Maeterlinck; Piesy, Moscow, Khudozhestvennaya literatura, 1972, p. 353.


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