2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

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Set Design for the Film "Burevestniki"

* 63. ZDANEVICH, KIRILL (1892-1969)

Set Design for the Film "Burevestniki", signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated "19 24/III 24".

Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper, laid on card, 33 by 49 cm (card size).
20,000-30,000 GBP


The present lot is from the series of set and costume designs by Zdanevich for the 1924 film Burevestniki or Nakanune grozy, directed by Shalva Dadiani and Konstantin Mardzhanov, and premiered on 3 August 1924 in Tbilisi and on 28 January 1925 in Moscow.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owners in Tbilisi, 1950s–1960s.
Important private collection, New York.


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