8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Illustrations for the  A. Tolstoy Book "Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino"

* 107. MURATOV, NIKOLAI (1908-1992)

Illustrations for the A. Tolstoy Book "Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino", twenty-one work, twenty signed and eighteen dated 1949, some on the reverse.

Each ink, some with pencil or crayon, and nineteen heightened with white, on paper, the largest measuring 21.5 by 29 cm and the smallest 10.5 by 22 cm.
2,500-4,000 GBP


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

Related literature: For the published illustrations, see A. Tolstoy, Zolotoy klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino, Leningrad, Lenizdat, 1950.

Illustrations for the  A. Tolstoy Book "Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino"
Illustrations for the  A. Tolstoy Book "Zolotoi klyuchik, ili Priklyucheniya Buratino"

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.