Russian Art

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Date of the auction: 29.11.2021

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SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936)

SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936) Still life with chrysanthemums, bellflowers, cornflowers and daisies in a white vase signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Sergei Chekhonin/1926' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gum arabic in places, on paper laid on the artist's original washline

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936)

SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936) Portrait of a woman with pearls at Château de Bagatelle signed and inscribed 'Serge Tchekhonine/Paris' (lower left) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper; in the artist's handpainted frame 4 1/8 x 3 in. (10.5 x 7.7 cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936)

SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936) Portrait of a woman in a white hat at Ostankino Palace signed with Cyrillic initials, further signed and dated 'S.Ch/1927/Tchekhonine' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper; in the artist's handpainted frame 2 ½ x 2 in. (6.4 x 5.1 cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936)

SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936) Underwater fantasy signed 'S. Tchekhonine' (lower right) and dated '1928' (lower left) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper 1 7/8 x 3 1/8 in. (4.9 x 8 cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936)

SERGEI CHEKHONIN (1878-1936) Portrait of Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper laid on card 4 x 3 ½ in. (10.3 x 8.9 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940)

FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940) A laugh suppressed signed with initials 'Ph. M' and further signed 'Ph. Maliavine' (lower right) pencil, colour pencil and gouache on paper laid on board 25 3/8 x 19 7/8 in. (64.5 x 50.4 cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940)

FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940) Self-portrait pencil on paper 48 ¼ x 36 3/8 in. (122.5 x 92.5 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940)

FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940) Portrait of Anatolii Lunacharsky (1875-1933) signed 'Ph. Maliavine' (lower right), with inscription from the artist's daughter Zoya Bunatian 'Portrait de Lounatcharsky,/au debut de la Revolution/Russe, fait à Moscou par/mon père Ph. Maliavine./Je certifie l'autheuticité

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940)

FILIPP MALIAVIN (1869-1940) Laughter signed 'Ph. Maliavine' (lower right) oil on canvas 32 x 21 ¼ in. (81.3 x 54 cm.) Painted circa 1925

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £120,000 - £150,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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BORIS ZVORYKIN (1872-1942)

BORIS ZVORYKIN (1872-1942) A group of six designs for Maslenitsa and New Year's greeting cards five signed with Cyrillic initials 'B. Z' and dated '909' and '910' (lower left and right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on card, one with gum arabic; unframed 6 1/8 x 4 in. (15.6 x 10 cm.) Executed in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FEDOT SYCHKOV (1870-1958)

FEDOT SYCHKOV (1870-1958) Lusha signed in Cyrillic and dated '1914./F. Sychkov' (lower right) pencil and watercolour on paper laid on board 26 5/8 x 20 7/8 in. (67.6 x 53 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FRANTZ ROUBAUD (1856-1928)

FRANTZ ROUBAUD (1856-1928) Study for 'The Siege of Akhulgo' with the studio stamp 'F. Roubaud' (lower right) pencil and oil on unstretched canvas 12 5/8 x 68 ½ in. (32.1 x 174 cm.) Painted circa 1888

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FRANTZ ROUBAUD (1856-1928)

FRANTZ ROUBAUD (1856-1928) Farewell signed 'F. Roubaud' (lower right) gouache and oil on paper-fronted board 19 5/8 x 12 in. (49.8 x 30.5 cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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STEPAN KOLESNIKOFF (1879-1955)

STEPAN KOLESNIKOFF (1879-1955) At the foot of the Tien Shan mountain range signed 'S. Kolesnikoff' (lower left); further signed and inscribed in Serbian 'Arik Aksokoli/in the background Tien Shan mountains are visible' (on the backboard) gouache with gum arabic on card 14 x 19 ½ in. (35.6 x 49.5

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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AFTER ALEXANDER ORLOWSKI

AFTER ALEXANDER ORLOWSKI Battle between the Georgians and the mountain tribes signed in the plate, inscribed in the plate and dated in the plate 'A. Orlowski, St. Petersbourg. 1826.' (lower right) and embossed with coat-of-arms 'Orla' (lower centre) lithograph on paper 20 7/8 x 30 3/8 in. (52.9 x 77

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ADOLPHE CHARLEMAGNE (1826-1901)

ADOLPHE CHARLEMAGNE (1826-1901) Russian cavalry signed and dated 'Adolphe Charlemagne 1849. Dec' (lower left, incised); with a red wax seal with the Russian State coat of arms (on the reverse) oil on board 5 5/8 x 8 ¼ in. (14.2 x 21 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ILYA REPIN (1844-1930)

ILYA REPIN (1844-1930) Peter the Great and the young boyars hunting signed in Cyrillic 'I. Repin' (lower centre) pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper laid on board 10 x 15 ¾ in. (25.4 x 40 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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HENRIETTE GUDIN (1825-1892)

HENRIETTE GUDIN (1825-1892) The Bronze Horseman signed 'Gudin' (lower left) oil on canvas 31 ¼ x 45 ¾ in. (79.5 x 116.4 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ALEXANDRE BENOIS (1870-1960)

ALEXANDRE BENOIS (1870-1960) Before the hunt at Gatchina signed with initials 'AB.' (lower left) and indistinctly signed 'Alexandre Benois' (lower right); futher signed 'Alexandre Benois' (on the reverse) pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper 17 ¾ x 21 in. (45.2 x 53.4 cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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IVAN AIVAZOVSKY (1817-1900)

IVAN AIVAZOVSKY (1817-1900) Moonlight signed in Cyrillic 'Aivazovskii' (lower right) oil on board 7 7/8 x 10 ½ in. (20 x 26.6 cm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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IVAN AIVAZOVSKY (1817-1900)

IVAN AIVAZOVSKY (1817-1900) Genoese towers in the Black Sea signed in Cyrillic and dated '...vazovskii/1895' (lower left) oil on canvas 37 x 58 7/8 in. (94 x 149.2 cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £700,000 - £900,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ALEKSEI HARLAMOFF (1840-1925)

ALEKSEI HARLAMOFF (1840-1925) Young model signed and dated 'Harlamoff/1883' (lower left) oil on canvas 21 x 15 7/8 in. (53.3 x 40.4 cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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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

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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KONSTANTIN KRYZHITSKY (1858-1911)

KONSTANTIN KRYZHITSKY (1858-1911) Autumn in Crimea signed in Cyrillic and dated 'K. Kryzhitsky/1891.' (lower left) oil on canvas 26 ¼ x 18 ¾ in. (66.6 x 47.6 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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KONSTANTIN KOROVIN (1861-1939)

KONSTANTIN KOROVIN (1861-1939) In the garden signed indistinctly (lower left) oil on canvas 34 x 25½ in. (87 x 65 cm.) Painted circa 1923

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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YURI ANNENKOV (1889-1974)

YURI ANNENKOV (1889-1974) Still life with fruit on a dresser signed 'G. Annenkoff.' (lower right) oil on canvas 21 x 28 5/8 in. (53.3 x 72.7 cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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BORIS GRIGORIEV (1886-1939)

BORIS GRIGORIEV (1886-1939) Paysage. Haute-Savoie signed 'Boris Grigoriev' (lower right); further signed and inscribed with title (on label on the stretcher) oil on canvas 28 7/8 x 36 3/8 in. (73.3 x 92.4 cm.) Painted circa 1927

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ALEKSANDR DREVIN (1889-1938)

ALEKSANDR DREVIN (1889-1938) Altai. Dry birch signed in Cyrillic, inscribed with title in Russian and dated 'A. D. Drevin. 1930' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 30 ¾ x 40 ¾ in. (78.1 x 103.4 cm.) This lot is sold with a certificate from the granddaughter of the artist E. Drevina, signed and dated 14

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £70,000 - £90,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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MIKHAIL LARIONOV (1881-1964)

MIKHAIL LARIONOV (1881-1964) La chaise en osier signed with initials 'M. L.' (lower right) oil on canvas 23 ½ x 17 ½ in. (59.5 x 44.5 cm.) Painted circa 1906

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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PAVEL TCHELITCHEW (1898-1957)

PAVEL TCHELITCHEW (1898-1957) Head signed 'P Tchelitchew' (lower right) oil on canvas 32 ¼ x 23 1/8 (82 x 58.7 cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021