2 December 2015
Illustrations for A. Tolstoy's "Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino", twenty-three works, some signed.
Each ink, some with pencil and some heightened with white, on paper, the largest measuring 30 by 21 cm, and the smallest 12 by 23 cm.
The present lot is from a set of illustrations created by Nikolai Muratov for the 1950 edition of Alexei Tolstoy’s fairy tale Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino.
Provenance: Acquired directly from artist’s family by the present owner.
Private collection, USA.
Related literature: For the published illustrations, see A. Tolstoy, Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Prikliucheniya Buratino, Leningrad, Lenizdat, 1950.
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