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Auction archive: Lot number 179

MIKHAIL MIKHAILOVICH TARKHANOV (RUSSIAN

Estimate
US$700 - US$900
Price realised:
US$875
Auction archive: Lot number 179

MIKHAIL MIKHAILOVICH TARKHANOV (RUSSIAN

Estimate
US$700 - US$900
Price realised:
US$875
Beschreibung:

MIKHAIL MIKHAILOVICH TARKHANOV (RUSSIAN 1888-1962) Abstract Composition , 1931 THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE oil-water medium on paper 29 x 40 cm (11 1/2 x 16 in.) signed and dated on verso PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist`s family. LOT NOTES Mikhail Tarkhanov (1888-1962) was a Russian avant-garde graphic artist known for his abstract, water-based textured compositions. He graduated from the Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry in 1915, later enrolling at VKhUTEMAS, where he studied under Vasili Kandinsky and Vladimir Favorsky From 1932 until his death, the exhibition of abstract art was banned, so he secretly pursued his abstract work while working officially for various Soviet institutions. He was able to exhibit his beautiful, unique compositions only a handful of times from 1919 to 1931, alongside artists such as Natan Altman, El Lissitzky Kazimir Malevich and Alexander Rodchenko Much of his oeuvre has remained unseen until the present. Tarkhanov`s works are included in the permanent collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, and at the Getty Center.

Auction archive: Lot number 179
Auction:
Datum:
17 Sep 2016
Auction house:
Shapiro Auctions, LLC.
East 74th Street 506
New York, NY 10021
United States
info@shapiroauctions.com
+1 (0)212 7177500
+1 (0)212 7177501
Beschreibung:

MIKHAIL MIKHAILOVICH TARKHANOV (RUSSIAN 1888-1962) Abstract Composition , 1931 THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE oil-water medium on paper 29 x 40 cm (11 1/2 x 16 in.) signed and dated on verso PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist`s family. LOT NOTES Mikhail Tarkhanov (1888-1962) was a Russian avant-garde graphic artist known for his abstract, water-based textured compositions. He graduated from the Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry in 1915, later enrolling at VKhUTEMAS, where he studied under Vasili Kandinsky and Vladimir Favorsky From 1932 until his death, the exhibition of abstract art was banned, so he secretly pursued his abstract work while working officially for various Soviet institutions. He was able to exhibit his beautiful, unique compositions only a handful of times from 1919 to 1931, alongside artists such as Natan Altman, El Lissitzky Kazimir Malevich and Alexander Rodchenko Much of his oeuvre has remained unseen until the present. Tarkhanov`s works are included in the permanent collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, and at the Getty Center.

Auction archive: Lot number 179
Auction:
Datum:
17 Sep 2016
Auction house:
Shapiro Auctions, LLC.
East 74th Street 506
New York, NY 10021
United States
info@shapiroauctions.com
+1 (0)212 7177500
+1 (0)212 7177501
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