CHERNISHEV, NIKOLAI MIKHAILOVICH. 1885-1973.
12 Litografii. [Twelve Lithographs.] [Moscow? 1920-21.]
8vo. Suite of 12 lithographs within original printed paper portfolio. Portfolio slightly chipped.
LIMITED EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 25 SETS, this set no 19. Chernishev was an artist and art critic who belonged to the short-lived poets and artists group Makovets. They sought to combine spirituality and creativity with continuing cultural traditions. The name referred to the hill where the Holy Trinity Monastery was founded in 1337. Chernishev's work fused Cubist and other avant-garde elements with more traditional pastoral imagery.