8 June 2016
SOFYA VELIKHOVA, PAINTING BY ELIZAVETA LUPANOVA, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, 1950–1960s
Height 19 cm.
Related literature: For similar works, see Yu.A. Traysman, Ode to Joy, Pinakotheke Moscow, 2008, ill. no. 212.
V. V. Znamenov (ed.), Leningradskyi farforovyi zavod imeni M. V. Lomonosova 1944–2004, St Petersburg, Global View, 2006, p. 245.
Realistically modelled, two boys dressed in white uniforms with striped blue collars and sleeves and matching frocks beneath, the left one holding an open book, the other with his hand on the friend’s shoulder and peering over, also holding a book, on a square shaped white base, with a blue over-glaze manufactory mark.
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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