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ANNENKOFF Georges Portrait O.K.["A Model"].

Indian ink on paper. 10 x 8". Another variant published in "Portraits", text by E .Zamiatin, M. Kuzmin, M. Babenchikov, Petropolis, Peterburg, 1922, p99.

Nude (portrait of Valentina Motyleva) Mixed media on paper 47x36 cm signed with Cyrillic initials low right

1936 : CURIOSA ++ TRÈS RARE ++ SACKEVILLE ++ AMOURS SECRÈTES ++ TIRAGE À 400 EX

Portrait of Alisa Koonen. Pencil on cardboard. c.1917. Inscribed "Alisa Koonen" and signed with initials on the reverse. 20 x 12'. . Exhibited: “A World of Stage”, April- October2007, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan (illustrated in the catalog #177 p 159) In original art nouveau frame, circa 1890, walnut, carved with fruiting branches with a silk mat .

Russische Erotik; the set of twelve lithographs (including the title page), 1920, on wove paper, copy no. 40, from the edition of 300, loose in the original burgundy paper covered folder with the label on the back of front cover 392 x 316 mm. (each sheet) Printed in Berlin, this rare complete set consists of twelve lithographs signed by the artist in stone.

K.SOMOV. Erotic ex libris bookplate -etching - engraved section 69x73mm [image to the right (another variant also available for sale -same price) is confirming the authorship of the drawing by Somov]

NUDE preliminary drawing for the book De Choisy. Histoire de Madame de Sancy.Paris,1946 (see item below) Ink on paper 26x10 cm Signed with initials GA low right Provenance: Ancienne collection du général Victor Tanguy Sale Rouillac Paris 26.02.2017 lot 56

GEORGE ANNENKOFF
Two erotic books with 18 lithographs each
a) De Choisy. Histoire de Madame de Barres. Paris, Editions de Quatre Vents,1945.1/650.Copy H.C.[not for sale],1/30,with additional set of 9 erotic (lesbian) lithographs. In original box.
b) De Choisy. Histoire de Madame de Sancy.Paris,1946, Copy H.C.[not for sale],1/30,with additional set of 9 erotic (lesbian) lithographs. In original box.
(available for purchase separately $1500)

Nude study. Charcoal on paper. Signed, dated 1913 and inscribed "Paris, 5 min" lower left 5 x 16". Provenance: Alpha-Art Auction, Moscow (Certificate of authenticity by "Alpha-Art" of 15.04.92 is enclosed). In original hand carved gilded and ebonized European (beginning of XX century) frame.

"Usual Guest". Pastel on paper, laid on cardboard. Signed low right. c.1915. 18 x 23".

Bruno Zach "The hugger" - an unusual bronze depicting a figure of a scantily clad woman perched on and embracing a large erect phallus. Rising from an oval plinth, the base edge of the phallus signed in the cast "B. ZACH". The bronze with warm brown patina and slight verdigris patina. 6.625" high x 5.4" wide x 3.625" deep.

Austrian/German artist Bruno Zach (1891-1935) is best known for his depictions of erotic subjects including the seedy side of Berlin nightlife

CLOVIS HUGUES - ODE AU VAGIN + 1933 + Un des 300 ex N°tés

Nude in Hammock. Watercolor on paper, signed low right, 15x21 inches [1928-1930]. Hammock was one of the favorite artist’s accessories in that period – see Green Venus, 1928, Penelope, 1930 (both illustrated in TCHELITCHEW Gallery of Modern Art. 20.03-19.04.1964. NY. #5 and #11 respectively), and Spanish Dancer 1930 (illustrated in TCHELITCHEW, Paintings. Drawings. Text by Thrall Soby. Museum of Modern Art, NY. 1942, #28). Provenance: Robert L.B. Tobin collection

Study for The One Who Fell. Gouache on wove paper. 652x500 mm; 25 5/8x19 5/8 inches. With the artist's ink stamp signature, verso. Sold Sotheby's, New York, February 28, 1992, sale 1928, lot 30; Collection of Geoffrey Beene; Sotheby's, New York, September 23, 2005, sale 2345, lot 169; Swann gallery New York Sale 2418 Lot 110 Exhibited D.C. Moore Gallery, New York, inventory number "TCH 0061" with the label

Study for Green Venus, 1928 Unsigned, identified on a label from Richard Nathanson, London, affixed to the backing. Gouache on paper, sheet size 19 11/16 x 25 3/4 in. (50.0 x 65.4 cm), framed. Exhibited: A Selection of Paintings, Gouaches and Drawings arranged by Richard Nathanson. The Alpine Club, London 03.18-03.30.1974 - described and illustrated in the catalog under #38. N.B. The present work relates to an oil of the same title and year- currently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection. Provenance: Collection of A.B. Dawson, esquire; Richard Nathanson gallery, London (label on the back); Skinner Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2750B Boston September 19, 2014 lot 655

Couple Ink, wash, gouache and sand on paper Dimensions : Cm : 35,5 x 49,5 cm Inch : 14 x 19 1/2 in Probably a preliminary draft for 1926 painting "Nude in Space" - see catalog of MOMA 1942 exhibition - illustration 6 on p 38 Provenance: Richard Nathanson Gallery, London; Acquired directly from the above by the previous owner circa 1970s; Sotheby's London Russian sale June 3 2014 lot189

1923 + CHANSONS ÉROTIQUES de BÉRANGER + EAUX-FORTES + N°té

EROTICA -- ["ROJAN" ie. Fedor ROJANKOWSKI (fl.1920-30s)]. Idylle printanière. [Paris: 1933]. 4° (275 x 200mm). Title and 30 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Fedor Rojankowski,#199 OF 310 COPIES "SUR VERGE TEINTE D' ARCHES". Red half morocco binding with gilt stamped title to spine. CLICK HERE or image to see details Réf. biblio : Dutel, 1726 : " Le trait délicat et sûr de l'artiste représente magnifiquement cette rencontre amoureuse dans l'atmosphère parisienne des années 1930. Le chef-d'œuvre imprimé de Rojan et l'un des plus beaux portefeuilles érotique du XXe siècle ".

The item is accompanied with a postcard issued by Beate Uhse Eroti--Museum Berlin illustrating one of the images and confirming Rojan authorship

Nikolai Petrovich FEOFILAKTOV (1878-1941) 66 drawings SPB Scorpion 1909

Etudes d’hommes- recto, etudes de femmes- verso. Signed, pen and Indian ink. c. 1930.

[Penis adventures]. Numbered 805 in red on the verso. India ink on paper. c. 1930 . 11 x 9".

Nude woman pierced by an arrow and two smaller studies of her on the same sheet. Dated 6.1.35 and dedicated in Russian: “Zosya [Kochanski] to remember from Pavel, embrace Pavlik, New York." India ink, pen and brush on Japan watermarked paper laid on board. 11 x 8".

Nude from behind, oil/canvas , signed up right, 95x90cm c 1940

Painting is imitating a mural showing defects of underlying wall around the main image.

"Seven Deadly Sins"
by Vasily Masjutin Newa Verlag Berlin 1923 #40/100 Signed by the Artist in German and Russian
17 etchings each signed by the artist and numbered (2 etchings are missing) 43,5 x 33,5 cm.

I. HOCHMUT - HAUGHTINESS - ГОРДЫНЯ

II. ZORN - ANGER - ГНЕВ

III. TRAGHEIT - LAZINESS - ЛЕНОСТЬ

IV. GEIZ - GREEDINESS - АЛЧНОСТЬ

V. VOLLEREI - GLUTTONY - ОБЖОРСТВО

VI. NEID - ENVY - ЗАВИСТЬ

VII, LUST - LUST - ПОХОТЬ

DAVID AND GOLIATH – initial draft for the painting (shown on the right image)with the same title.Signed P. Tchelitchew (lower right), signed Pavlik, dated 1942 and inscribed to Ruth a memory of David and Goliath (lower left) Pen, ink and wash on paper 20 by 26.7 cm. Provenance: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RUTH FORD AND CHARLES HENRI FORD Sothebys Sale: N08747 | Location: New York Auction Dates: Session 2: Wed, 16 Mar 11 lot 216

Ronsard, (Pierre de). Sonnets pour Hélène. 2 vols. With 21 original woodcuts by Léon Zack, and an extra suite of the woodcuts in "Bistre" and 3 original drawings in black with white highlights. 16.5 x 13 cm. Loose sheets in illustrated folders with original cardboard and slipcase. (Paris), à la Voile latine, 1946

One of only 6 numbered copies (N5)from the special edition with 3 original drawings and Extra Suite of woodcuts on paper" Montval". Total edition of the book was 300 copies.

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