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...

Price: £15,000 - £25,000
ca. US$21,325 - US$35,542

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$14,216 - US$21,325

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$7,108 - US$9,951

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £40,000 - £60,000
ca. US$56,867 - US$85,301

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$42,650 - US$71,084

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 depicting Katya Serebriakova standing on a bridge and inscribed by the artist...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,843 - US$4,265

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 appartient à/Eugène Lanceray.' (on a label attached to the reverse of the mount); with inscription from...

Price: £15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$21,325 - US$28,433

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 the reverse) pencil and watecolour, heightened with white, on paper 6 x 6½ in. (15.4 x 16.8 cm...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,843 - US$4,265

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 right) the first pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper; the second pencil, ink...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,265 - US$7,108

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £12,000 - £15,000
ca. US$17,060 - US$21,325

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 Champs-Élysées, Paris, 1930 and an enamel plaque (lot 15 in the present sale)
Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936...

Price: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$8,530 - US$11,373

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,843 - US$4,265

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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. Vytchegjanine' (upper left) and numbered 'N51' (on the reverse); the second signed with initials 'S. T...

Price: £1,800 - £2,200
ca. US$2,559 - US$3,127

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$8,530 - US$11,373

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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. Tchekhonine Paris 929.' (lower left); the second signed with initials 'S. T.' (lower right) the first...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,843 - US$4,265

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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) and ‘Pierre Ino fut adopté par S Tchékonine. Il était le fils/de Mme Tchékonine et né/d’un premiere...

Price: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$14,216 - US$21,325

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 left); numbered 'N41' (on the reverse) pencil and ink on paper 2 7/8 x 6¾ in. (7.4 x 17 cm.) and...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,265 - US$7,108

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 pencil inscription by Alexandre Benois 'V. Sérof 1899/dessin sur papier/lithographique/offert à...

Price: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$11,373 - US$17,060

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £100,000 - £150,000
ca. US$142,169 - US$213,254

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 left); further inscribed with costume notes overall pencil, watercolour, gouache and ink...

Price: £5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$7,108 - US$9,951

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 and numbered '32' (on the reverse) pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with silver, on paper...

Price: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,686 - US$8,530

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$8,530 - US$11,373

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,843 - US$4,265

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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' (lower right) the first watercolour on paper; the second watercolour, heightened with white, on card the...

Price: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$2,132 - US$2,843

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$7,108 - US$9,951

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$11,373 - US$17,060

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 cm.); and smaller; unframed (15)Some dated between 1942 and 1944...

Price: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$14,216 - US$21,325

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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. (32.8 x 21.8 cm.); and smaller; unframed (15)Some dated between 1933 and 1944...

Price: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$14,216 - US$21,325

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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 white, silver and gold, on paper 11½ x 8¾ in. (29.3 x 22.3 cm.) Executed in 1921...

Price: £15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$21,325 - US$28,433

Date: 6 Jun 2016

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...

Price: £40,000 - £60,000
ca. US$56,867 - US$85,301

Date: 6 Jun 2016