8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Illustrations and Cover Designs for the S. Mikhalkov Book "Puti-dorogi"

* 105. MURATOV, NIKOLAI (1908-1992)

Illustrations and Cover Designs for the S. Mikhalkov Book "Puti-dorogi", twenty-two works, twenty signed, some on the reverse or on the mounting cardboard, five variously inscribed in Cyrillic, some numbered and five dated 1939, 1947, 1948 or 1953.

Fourteen pencil and crayon, and eight ink or pencil, some with gouache or watercolour, on paper, the largest measuring 34.5 by 26 cm and the smallest 25.5 by 20 cm.
2,000-3,000 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner.
Private collection, USA.

Related literature: For the published illustrations, see S. Mikhalkov, Puti-dorogi, Leningrad, Detgiz, 1955.

Illustrations and Cover Designs for the S. Mikhalkov Book "Puti-dorogi"
Illustrations and Cover Designs for the S. Mikhalkov Book "Puti-dorogi"

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.