8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Carnival in St Petersburg and Opium Smoker's Metaphysical Dream

249. CHEMIAKIN, MIKHAIL (B. 1943)

Carnival in St Petersburg and Opium Smoker's Metaphysical Dream, two works, each signed, one twice, and inscribed twice "Paris", each titled in Cyrillic and one dated 1973 and 1976, and the other 1977.

Each ink and watercolour on paper, one measuring 35.5 by 28 cm and the other 32.5 by 25 cm.
800-1,200 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the Bowles/Sorokko Galleries, USA.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in Beverly Hills in November 1993.
Private collection, France.

Authenticity of the works has been confirmed by the artist.

Carnival in St Petersburg and Opium Smoker's Metaphysical Dream

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