Russian Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 06.06.2016

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Konstantin Somov (1869-1939)

Konstantin Somov (1869-1939)
Landscape with a rainbow
Konstantin Somov (1869-1939) Landscape with a rainbow signed in Cyrillic and dated 'K. Somov 1921' (lower right) oil on paper laid down on tin 4¼ x 5 7/8 in. (11 x 15 cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)

Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)
Bouquet blanc
Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) Bouquet blanc signed 'N. Gontcharova.' (lower right) pencil and crayon on paper 26 x 19 7/8 in. (66 x 50.5 cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939)

Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939)
The embrace
Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939) The embrace signed and dated 'Boris Grigoriew/20' (lower left) pencil on paper 14 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. (36.5 x 29.8 cm.) Drawn in 1920

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)

Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)
Magnolias
Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) Magnolias signed 'N. Gontcharova.' (lower right); further signed 'N. Gontcharova.' (on the reverse) pencil and oil on canvas 12 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (32 x 55.8 cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Konstantin Makovsky (1839-1915)

Konstantin Makovsky (1839-1915)
Portrait of a young woman
Konstantin Makovsky (1839-1915) Portrait of a young woman signed 'C. Makowsky' (upper left) oil on copper 21¾ x 15¼ in. (55.2 x 38.7 cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Gatchina
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Gatchina inscribed with title (lower left) and further indistinctly inscribed and dated '21. VI/192.../.../Iuri...’ (lower right) pencil, watercolour and ink on paper 8 x 11½ in. (20.2 x 29.1 cm.) with a pencil sketch on the reverse

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Le Roy se promenait par tous les temps à Versailles
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Le Roy se promenait par tous les temps à Versailles signed, inscribed with title, further inscribed and dated 'Alexandre Benois./souvenir d'un tableau/à l'aquarelle peint en/1898/et qui

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)

Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)
Greeting card: Four Seasons
Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947) Greeting card: Four Seasons signed in Cyrillic ‘Stelletskii’ (lower centre) and inscribed in Russian with seasons (in each corner); further inscribed in Russian with New Year's greetings to Alexandre Benois (on

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Boris Bilinsky (1900-1948)

Boris Bilinsky (1900-1948)
Self-portrait; and Classical figure on horseback
Boris Bilinsky (1900-1948) Self-portrait; and Classical figure on horseback the first signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘7.6.21’ (lower right); the second signed with the artist’s monogram and dated '21-III’ (lower

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)

Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)
Self-portrait
Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) Self-portrait signed in Cyrillic ‘N Goncharova’ (lower right); with Prince Argoutinsky-Dolgoroukoff collection stamp (lower left) pencil on paper 10 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. (27.1 x 21.2 cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Sketchbook with the artist's monogram on the front cover and comprising twenty one studies of birds, cityscapes, landscapes, portraits and various designs including preparatory designs for a program cover for Vera Nemtchinova's Ballet Russes at the Théâtre des

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Nudes
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Nudes indistinctly numbered 'N...4' (on the reverse) enamelled plaque 2 1/8 x 2 in. (5.4 x 5 cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Two stage designs
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Two stage designs the first signed with Cyrillic initials 'S. Ch.' (lower right), with staging notes in Russian (centre right), with inscription in Russian 'I request for the sketch to be returned/do not get it dirty L

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Les tulipes
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Les tulipes signed and dated 'S. Tchekhonine. 1928.' (lower right) pencil and gouache on paper 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (9.8 x 12.2. cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Portrait of Pierre Ino (1909-1989); A harpsichord; and Portrait of Lydia Vytchegjanine (1889-1960)
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Portrait of Pierre Ino (1909-1989); A harpsichord; and Portrait of Lydia Vytchegjanine (1889-1960) the first signed, inscribed and dated 'S

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Portrait of Pierre Ino (1909-1989)
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Portrait of Pierre Ino (1909-1989) signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘Sergei Chekhonin/1926’ (lower right); with inscription from Alexandre Djanchieff ‘Pierre Ino (fils adoptif du peintre)/1973’ (on the reverse

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Five original designs for head-and tailpieces
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Five original designs for head-and tailpieces two signed with Cyrillic initials and dated 'S. Ch./1927' (lower centre), two signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Sergei Chekhonin/1927' (lower right and

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Valentin Serov (1865-1911)

Valentin Serov (1865-1911)
Vas'ka
Valentin Serov (1865-1911) Vas'ka signed in Cyrillic and dated 'V Serov/99' (lower right) and inscribed in Russian ‘Anna Karlovna Benua’ (lower centre) tusche crayon on transfer paper, laid down onto wove paper 9½ x 12½ in. (24.1 x 31.5 cm.) Drawn in 1899 with

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)
The shipwreck
Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) The shipwreck signed and dated 'Aïvazovsky./1875' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 x 24¼ in. (45.5 x 61.7 cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Costume design for 'Petrouchka': Le Nègre
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Costume design for 'Petrouchka': Le Nègre signed 'Alexandre/Benois' (lower left), inscribed with production title (upper left) and numbered 'N3./Le Nègre/(M Orloff)' (upper right), dated '1911' (upper

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Costume design for 'Sadko': Poissons argentés
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Costume design for 'Sadko': Poissons argentés signed 'A Benois' (lower left), inscribed with production details and numbered '97' (upper left and right); further inscribed with production details

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Set design for 'Faust'
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Set design for 'Faust' signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois 1948' (lower left) pencil, ink and watercolour on paper 12 x 18¼ in. (30.5 x 46.4 cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)
Three rural winter scenes
Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Three rural winter scenes signed 'Olga' (lower right) oil on board 16 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. (41 x 32 cm.); and smaller (3

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)
A winter scene; and A view of Jacques-Francois-Joseph Saly's equestrian statue of King Frederik V (1723-1766)
Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) A winter scene; and A view of Jacques-Francois-Joseph Saly's equestrian statue of King Frederik V (1723-1766) signed 'Olga

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Alessio Issupoff (1889-1957)

Alessio Issupoff (1889-1957)
Village celebration
Alessio Issupoff (1889-1957) Village celebration signed in Cyrillic 'Aleksei Isupov' (lower left) and further indistinctly signed in Cyrillic 'A. Issupo' (lower right) oil on board 14¾ x 19¾ in. (37.3 x 50.2 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Paul Mak (1891-1967)

Paul Mak (1891-1967)
The Swan Princess
Paul Mak (1891-1967) The Swan Princess signed, inscribed and dated ‘Mak/1946/Bruxelles.’ (lower left) oil on canvas 28¾ x 23¾ in. (73 x 60.3 cm

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948)

Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948)
Délire; and fourteen erotic drawings
Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) Délire; and fourteen erotic drawings variously inscribed, dated and numbered; five signed with artist's monogram nine pencil and colour pencil on paper and six pencil on paper 13 x 8 7/8 in. (33 x 22.4

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948)

Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948)
Quand-même; and fourteen erotic drawings
Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) Quand-même; and fourteen erotic drawings variously inscribed, dated and numbered; two signed with artist's monogram five pencil and colour pencil on paper and ten pencil on paper 12 7/8 x 8 5/8 in

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Baronne
Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Baronne signed and dated 'Bakst/21' (lower left); with inscription '"Sleepping Princess/III acte' (upper left) pencil and watercolour, heightened with

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Le Loup
Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Le Loup signed and dated 'Bakst/1921' (lower right) pencil and watercolour, heightened with silver, on paper 19¼ x 13 in. (49 x 33 cm

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Un courtisan
Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Un courtisan signed 'Bakst' (lower right) pencil and watercolour, heightened with gold, on paper 11 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (29.5 x 23 cm

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Le Page de la Fée Lilas
Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Le Page de la Fée Lilas signed and dated 'bakst/1921' (lower right) pencil and watercolour, heightened with white and silver, on paper

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Le Prince Charmant à la Cour
Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Le Prince Charmant à la Cour signed and dated 'Bakst 1921' (lower left) pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, silver and

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Mazurka dancer in pink
Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Costume design for 'La Belle au Bois Dormant': Mazurka dancer in pink signed and dated 'bakst/1921' (lower left); with inscription 'Sleeping Princess"/Mazurka' (upper left) pencil and

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)

Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)
A village in winter
Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) A village in winter signed, further signed in Cyrillic and inscribed in Russian '?Konstantin Korovine Russia.' (lower left) oil on board 13 x 16 in. (33 x 41 cm

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)

Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)
Porte St Denis, Paris la nuit
Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) Porte St Denis, Paris la nuit signed and inscribed 'C. Korovine Paris.' (lower right); with title inscribed and studio stamp (on the reverse) oil on board 13 x 16 in. (33 x ?41 cm

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939)

Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939)
Portrait of Lev Shestov (1866-1938)
Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939) Portrait of Lev Shestov (1866-1938) signed 'Boris/Grigoriew' (upper left) oil on canvas 25½ x 21 1/8 in. (65 x 53.6 cm

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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After Léon Bakst

After Léon Bakst
Synthèse de l'oeuvre du maître en 25 planches
After Léon Bakst Synthèse de l'oeuvre du maître en 25 planches Labor et Artes editor, Paris, 1928; inscribed 'A Monsieur/Roger A Gillette/Mon premier "enfant"/dont il veut bien être/le père adoptif./Bien respectueusement/Marcel Lerhners

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Lev Tchistovsky (1902-1969)

Lev Tchistovsky (1902-1969)
Reclining nude
Lev Tchistovsky (1902-1969) Reclining nude signed and inscribed 'L Tchistovsky/Paris' (lower right); further signed and inscribed 'L. Tchistovsky/artiste peintre/atelier: 7 impasse du Rouet, 7/Paris 14' (on the reverse) watercolour on paper 14 3/8 x 18 7/8

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)
View of the Saladin Citadel from the banks of the Nile
Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) View of the Saladin Citadel from the banks of the Nile signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Aivazovsky/1871' (lower left) oil on canvas 29¼ x 36½ in. (74.3 x 92.7 cm

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Ivan Choultsé (1874-1939)

Ivan Choultsé (1874-1939)
Wisteria in dappled sunlight
Ivan Choultsé (1874-1939) Wisteria in dappled sunlight signed 'Iw. F. Choultsé.' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 x 15 in. (46 x 37.8 cm

Lot #: 62

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945)

Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945)
Amalfi
Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945) Amalfi signed 'K. Gorbatoff.' (lower right); further signed and inscribed with title 'K. Gorbatoff' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 27 5/8 x 39½ in. (70.4 x 100.4 cm

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)
An Ottoman coffee-house in the moonlight
Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) An Ottoman coffee-house in the moonlight signed and dated 'Aïvasovsky 1857.' (lower right) oil on canvas 23 7/8 x 35 3/8 in. (60.5 x 90 cm

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Joseph Andreas Weiss (1814-1887)

Joseph Andreas Weiss (1814-1887)
View of the Kremlin and Moskvoretsky bridge from the Moscow river embankment
Joseph Andreas Weiss (1814-1887) View of the Kremlin and Moskvoretsky bridge from the Moscow river embankment signed with artist's monogram and dated '1870' (lower left) pencil and

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Ilya Repin (1844-1930)

Ilya Repin (1844-1930)
Portrait of Vera Berenshtam, née Pypina (1864-1930)
Ilya Repin (1844-1930) Portrait of Vera Berenshtam, née Pypina (1864-1930) signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I. Repin/1910' (lower left) pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on card 16 1/8 x 13 3/8 in. (41 x 34 cm

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Attributed to Evgraf Chemesov (1735-1765)

Attributed to Evgraf Chemesov (1735-1765)
Portrait of Catherine II (1729-1796) mourning the death of Empress Elisabeth Petrovna (1709-1762)
Attributed to Evgraf Chemesov (1735-1765) Portrait of Catherine II (1729-1796) mourning the death of Empress Elisabeth Petrovna (1709-1762) oil on copper 8 x 7

Lot #: 73

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Joseph Friedrich Leopold (1668-1727)

Joseph Friedrich Leopold (1668-1727)
Plan of the Poltava battle, 'A plan of a battle close to Poltava, in Ukraine between the armies of His Royal Highness Peter the First, Emperor of Russia (1672-1725) and His Royal Highness King of Sweden, Charles XII (1682-1718), which took place on 27 June/8 July

Lot #: 74

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927)

Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927)
A street in Staraya Russa
Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927) A street in Staraya Russa oil on canvas 12 1/8 x 19 7/8 in. (31 x 50.6 cm.) Painted in 1921

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Adolf Jebens (1819-1888)

Adolf Jebens (1819-1888)
Cossack of the Life-Guards Ataman of His Imperial Highness Tsarevich’s Regiment
Adolf Jebens (1819-1888) Cossack of the Life-Guards Ataman of His Imperial Highness Tsarevich’s Regiment signed 'Jebens.' (lower right) oil on canvas 19 3/8 x 9 ¼ in. (49.3 x 23.4 cm

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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Georges Bertin Scott (1873-1942)

Georges Bertin Scott (1873-1942)
A late 19th century Russian dragoon
Georges Bertin Scott (1873-1942) A late 19th century Russian dragoon signed and dated 'Georges Scott/1913' (lower right) oil on canvas 30 ¾ x 20 ½ in. (78.2 x 52 cm

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 6 Jun 2016