Important Russian Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 25.11.2019

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Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)

Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920) Mother and child signed in Cyrillic and dated 'V. Makovskii. 1876.' (lower right) oil on canvas 25 7/8 x 15 in. (65.7 x 38.1 cm.) Provenance Acquired by the present owner in Maryland circa 1990

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898)

Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) Forest clearing signed in Cyrillic 'I Shishkin' (lower left, incised) oil on canvas laid on panel 7 7/8 x 15 in. (19.9 x 38.1 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) Stormy seas signed in Cyrillic 'Aivazovskii' (lower right); further signed in Cyrillic 'Aivazovskii' (on the reverse) oil on panel 10 ¼ x 7 7/8 in. (26 x 20.1 cm.) Provenance Acquired by the present owner in Finland circa 2017

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) Moonlit Crimean coast signed in Cyrillic 'Aivazovskii' (lower right) oil on canvas 23 ½ x 37 5/8 in. (60 x 95.5 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)

Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) Parisian street scene faintly signed 'Constant Korovine' (lower left) oil on panel 12 ½ x 16 ¼ in. (32.2 x 41.1 cm.) Provenance with International Art Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the in-laws of the present owner in New York circa 1930

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945)

Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945) Vineyard in Capri signed and dated 'K. Gorbatoff./1923' (lower left) oil on canvas 21 5/8 x 27 ½ in. (55 x 70 cm

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)

Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) Après-midi dans le parc signed 'Constant Korovine' (lower left) oil on canvas laid on board 23 1/8 x 19 in. (58.8 x 48.3 cm.) Provenance with International Art Gallery, New York. Acquired by the in-laws of the present owner in New York circa 1930

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Vasilii Smirnov (1858-1890)

Vasilii Smirnov (1858-1890) Salome receiving the head of John the Baptist signed in Cyrillic and dated 'V. Smirnov 86' (upper right) oil on canvas 55 1/8 x 37 3/8 in. (140 x 94.9 cm.) Painted in 1886 Provenance Simon Bonython. Purchased directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) View of the Bosphorus Strait with the Hagia Sophia and the Maiden's Tower signed and dated 'Aivasovsk/1884.' (lower right); further signed, inscribed and dated 'Aïvasovsky/Vien/1884' (on the reverse) oil on panel 6 ¼ x 10 ¼ in. (15.9 x 26 cm.) Provenance Acquried by the

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Vasily Vereshchagin (1842-1904)

Vasily Vereshchagin (1842-1904) Study for 'Beggar in Washington' signed with Cyrillic initial 'V' (lower right) oil on canvas laid on panel 13 ½ x 10 ¾ in. (34.3 x 27.2 cm.) Painted circa 1888-1891 Provenance Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner after 1917

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Pavel Chistyakov (1832-1919)

Pavel Chistyakov (1832-1919) Frenchman getting ready for the bal populaire signed with Cyrillic initials, inscribed in Latin, and dated 'P.Ch. 1863./Paris.' (lower right) oil on canvas 16 ½ x 13 3/8 in. (41.9 x 34 cm.); oval Provenance Possibly, Illarion Prianishnikov (1840-1894

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Prés de 'tapis vert', Versailles signed, inscribed with title and dated 'Alexandre Benois, Juillet 1914. Prés de "tapis vert" Versailles.' (lower left) oil on board 7 ¼ x 10 1/8 in. (18.2 x 26.4 cm

Lot #: 62

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Konstantin Somov (1869-1939)

Konstantin Somov (1869-1939) Young lady with a garden beyond signed in Cyrillic ‘K. Somov.’ (lower centre) pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on silk 3 ½ x 4 5/8 in. (9 x 12 cm.) Provenance Collection of Mikhail Braikevitch (1874-1940). Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 18 December 1996, lot 81

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Robert Falk (1886-1958)

Robert Falk (1886-1958) Pont Saint-Michel, Paris signed and inscribed 'R. Falk./ Paris.' (lower left) and further signed 'R. Falk' (lower right) oil on canvas 23 5/8 x 28 ½ in. (60 x 72 cm.) Provenance Acquired from the artist by Yedidya Admon-Gorokhov (1894-1982) in the 1950s. Private collection

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Vera Rockline (1896-1934)

Vera Rockline (1896-1934) Trois jeunes femmes après la baignade signed 'Vera Rockline' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper laid down on card 13 ¾ x 10 3/8 in. (35 x 26.3 cm.) Executed in 1919-1921 Provenance with Galerie Jean Battais, Paris. Acquired by the present owner in the

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Vera Rockline (1896-1934)

Vera Rockline (1896-1934) Reclining nude signed 'Vera Rockline' (lower right) pastel on paper 14 ¼ x 22 7/8 in. (36 x 58.5 cm.) Provenance Acquired by the present owner in the early 1980s

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973)

Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973) Etude romantique signed 'GLUCKMANN' (lower right, incised) oil on panel 13 x 11 3/8 in. (33 x 28.9 cm.) Provenance with Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles. Acquired by the present owner in Los Angeles circa 1950

Lot #: 67

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973)

Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973) Femme et enfant signed 'Gluckmann' (lower right, incised) oil on board 16 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (42.2 x 19.4 cm.) Provenance Acquired by Arved Kurtz (1899-1995) in New York circa 1930. A gift from the above to the mother of the present owner circa 1990

Lot #: 68

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Aleksandr Gerasimov (1881-1963)

Aleksandr Gerasimov (1881-1963) Peonies signed in Cyrillic and dated '31./A Gerasimov' (upper right) oil on canvas 35 5/8 x 41 7/8 in. (90.5 x 106.4 cm.) Painted in 1931 Provenance Acquired from T he 1935 International Exhibition of Paintings , Toledo Museum of Art, 1 March-19 April 1936, by Alice

Lot #: 69

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Seraphin Soudbinine (1870-1944)

Seraphin Soudbinine (1870-1944) Satyr and nymph signed and dated 'Séraphin/1915' (on the base) terracotta 9 1/8 in. (23.5 cm.) high Provenance Acquired by the present owner in Paris circa 1970

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973)

Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973) Seated nude signed 'Gluckmann' (lower right, incised) oil on panel 17 ¾ x 11 ¾ in. (45.3 x 29.9 cm.) Provenance with Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles (partial label on the reverse). with Milch Galleries, New York (label on the reverse). Acquired from the above by

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973)

Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973) La Basilique du Sacré Cœur de Montmartre, Paris signed 'Gluckmann' (lower right, incised) oil on panel 17 7/8 x 14 ½ in. (45.4 x 36.8 cm.) Provenance Acquired by Arved Kurtz (1899-1995) in New York circa 1930. A gift from the above to the mother of the present owner

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974)

Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974) Futurist composition with saw signed with Cyrillic initials 'Iu. A.' (lower left) ink on paper 13 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (33.4 x 25.8 cm.) Provenance Valentina Motyleva (1893-1978), the artist's second wife. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 6-7 November 1979, lot 162

Lot #: 73

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Filipp Maliavin (1869-1940)

Filipp Maliavin (1869-1940) Self-portrait; and Portrait of a lady both signed 'Ph Maliavine' (lower right) pencil and coloured pencil on paper 14 1/8 x 10 ½ in. (35.7 x 26.9 cm.) (2) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Sergei Solomko (1859-1928)

Sergei Solomko (1859-1928) Arrival of the boyar signed in Cyrillic 'S Solomko.' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on board 9 1/8 x 13 ¾ in. (23.3 x 35 cm.) (4)together with three works on paper of horseriders by Paul Mak (1891-1967) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Stepan Kolesnikoff (1879-1955)

Stepan Kolesnikoff (1879-1955) Livestock grazing by the river; Mountainous landscape; and Riders in the mountains all signed 'S. Kolesnikoff', two dated '1929' two gouache on card; one oil on canvas one 18 ¼ x 21 ¾ in. (46.5 x 55.2 cm.); two 11 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (30 x 40.4 cm.); oval (3) Provenance

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Stepan Kolesnikoff (1879-1955)

Stepan Kolesnikoff (1879-1955) Wolf in the snow signed 'S. Kolesnikoff' (lower right) oil on canvas 30 1/8 x 43 1/8 in. (76.5 x 109.5 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 78

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Paul Mak (1891-1967)

Paul Mak (1891-1967) Three travellers in Tehran; and Pietà the first signed, inscribed and dated 'Mak/1926/Teheran.' (upper left) the first pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper; the second pencil and watercolour on paper the first 11 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (29 x 20.6 cm.); the second 7 1/8 x 9 3/8

Lot #: 79

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Paul Mak (1891-1967)

Paul Mak (1891-1967) The lovers signed and dated 'MAK. 1955.' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper 12 7/8 x 9 in. (32.7 x 22.9 cm.) (2) Provenance Acquired by the present owner in New York circa 2012

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)

Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938) A beggar signed, inscribed and dated 'A. Iacovleff 1917/Pekin' (lower left) charcoal and sanguine on paper 66 1/8 x 20 in. (168 x 50.8 cm.) Provenance A gift from the artist to Tatiana Yacovleva du Plessix (1906-1991). By descent to the late owner

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019