Cavorting at the dusk. Oil on board, 18x17 cm, 7 ¼ x 6 ¾ inches, sketch of the flowers on the back. C. 1905 – evidently constitutes one of the preliminary sketches for “Round Dance”, early 1900s, oil on cardboard, 71x75.5cm, Russian Museum, SPB – illustrated in GOLUBAIAIA ROZA text by Ida Gofman, Moscow, 2000, p. 82. Compare also: “Fete Galante” – see Sotheby, London, 20 Nov 2002, lot 74. Bibliography: “A Time to Gather… RUSSIANART From Foreign Private collections”, State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Palace Editions,2008, illustrated on pp.23,24. Provenance: Kachurin Collection, St. Petersburg. In original hand carved, gesso and gilded Stanford-White American arts&crafts frame by Newcomb-Macklin with insert by Foster Brothers.
Allegorical Crucifixion (with Adoration of three Magi). Oil on cardboard, signed with monogram lower left, c. 1905 (compare dated lot 74 Sotheby Russian Pictures. London 22.05.2002 with similar compositional, technical and color structure , 13 x 11". Provenance: Kachurin Collection, St. Petersburg. exhibited “A Time to Gather… RUSSIANART From Foreign Private collections”, State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, February-June 2008, Moscow - Exhibition Center "Tsaritsyno", June-July 2008, Palace Editions,2008, illustrated in the catalog p. 145 ill 97; illustrated in Русское Искусство magazine Moscow, 2015 v4 p 80.