2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


La Femme de Satan

§ 33. KALMAKOV, NIKOLAI (1873-1955)

La Femme de Satan, signed with a cipher and dated 1919, further inscribed and titled on the reverse.

Pencil and gouache on paper, laid on cardboard, 49.5 by 26.5 cm.
40,000-60,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of Georges Martin du Nord, Paris.
Private collection, UK.

Exhibited: Nicolas Kalmakoff. L’Ange de l’Abime (1873–1955) et les peintres du Mir Iskousstva, Musée-galerie de la Seita, Paris, 26 March–17 May 1986, No. 24.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Nicolas Kalmakoff. L’Ange de l’Abime (1873–1955) et les peintres du Mir Iskousstva, Paris, Musée-galerie de la Seita, 1986, p. 64, illustrated.


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