8 June 2016
Flowers and a Toy, signed and dated "4.IX.1912", also further signed twice in Latin and Cyrillic and dated on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 79.5 by 64.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Moscow.
Acquired by the present owner at the Antique Salon in Moscow in the early 1990s.
Private collection, Latvia.
Authenticity certificate from the expert T. Zelyukina.
Exhibited: Possibly, X vystavka kartin soyuza russkikh khudozhnikov, Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Moscow, 1912–1913; St Petersburg, 1913, No. 450 or 451.
Possibly, M.N. Yakovlev, Moscow Union of Soviet Artists, Moscow, February 1941, No. 13.
Literature: Possibly, exhibition catalogue, Katalog X vystavki kartin Soyuza russkikh khudozhnikov, Moscow, 1912–1913, p. 29, No. 450 or 451, listed.
Possibly, exhibition catalogue, M.N. Yakovlev. Katalog vystavki, Moscow–Leningrad, Iskusstvo, 1941, p. 23, No. 13, listed under works from 1912.
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