Portrait of Velikij Knias (His Higness) Kirill Vladimirovich. Oil/panel, signed low right, Bears labels with the name of the sitter, inventory of Her Majesty Maria Fedorovna, SPB frame shop Abrosimov. 10x7 inches. [illustrated in
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Portrait of ballerina Nathalie Krassovska (inscription on the back), signed and dated 1934 lower right, pencil, watercolor on paper laid on canvas. 18 x 15". Exhibited Wildenstein gallery NYC Nov - Dec 1934 - illustrated in the catalog. Provenance: MacDougal 19th & 20th Century Russian Art Sale lot 230, London, Thursday, November 27, 2008 In classicism Italian end of XIXth century mahogany polished frame with ormolu mounts. [illustrated in
Similar portrait sold for $70000 Christies London 28.11.2016
Portrait of Tamara Karsavina. Signed in Cyrillic and dated 1915 low right. Pastel and crayon on board, 22,5x17”. Provenance: Collection Mrs. W. K. du Pont, Wilmington; Estate of Mary Eitingon; Doyle, New York, 2.19.03, lot 75. Exhibited: RUSSIA, Exhibition of Russian art and Sculpture, Realism to Surrealism, Catalog by Christian Brinton, the Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, 1932, #43; “Faces of Russia”, February 2007, West Palm Beach International Art Fair, USA (illustrated on page 28 of the catalog). Compare: (another later variant): SORIN Savely Exhibition of Portraits, Galleries of M. Knoedler & Company, New York, 1923 #9, Exhibited: “A World of Stage”, April- October2007, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan (illustrated in the catalog). Illustrated in: THE BALLETS RUSSES AND THE ART OF DESIGN Editors: Alston Purvis, Peter Rand, Anna Winestein, The Monacelli Press, Random House, 2009, p. 22. illustrated In American, 20th Century, pressed wood and gilded Stanford-White style original frame made by Newcomb-Macklin; illustrated in http://artforspb.ru/
"Still life of artist's desk with self-portrait" Encaustic on artist board, signed, 60x69 cm (23 1/2 x 27 in). 1921 - date and authenticity confirmed by the artist's grandson. Exhibited: Russian Painting and Sculpture. Brooklyn Museum 1923 #246. In original European (English?)art-nouveau hand-carved and patinated frame, beginning of XXth century. Provenance: MacDougalls auction, London, May 16 2020 lot 76.
Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid or paste is then applied to a surface—usually prepared wood, though canvas and other materials are often used. See Fayum paintings as a most well known example.
36 color signed lithographs - 21¾ by 16¾in
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Berlin: Editions Ganymed, 1929. Folio, 20pp, 36 color and black and white society portraits including Anna Pavlova and Queen Consort, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, etc 1/300