Alexandre Iacovleff (Russian, 1887-1938) 'The wandering bard' 57.5 x 47cm (22 3/4 x 18 1/2in).

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Lot 50*
Alexandre Iacovleff
(Russian, 1887-1938)
'The wandering bard' 57.5 x 47cm (22 3/4 x 18 1/2in).

£ 5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,600 - 9,200
Alexandre Iacovleff (Russian, 1887-1938)
'The wandering bard'
signed in Latin, inscribed 'Capri' and dated '1935' (lower centre); further inscribed with title and inscription 'Capri 13 Sept. 35 XIII' (lower left); inscribed with dedication from the sitter to the artist (lower right); bearing an old label on the backing board (verso)
sanguine on paper
57.5 x 47cm (22 3/4 x 18 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Acquired by the present collector in USA in 2005

    Exhibited
    New York, The Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., Memorial exhibition of the works by Alexander Iacovleff (1887-1938), 11-29 April 1939 (label on reverse)

    Literature
    Memorial exhibition of the works of Alexander Iacovleff (1887-1938), The Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, 1939, no. 28, listed under the title Portrait of Irish Poet, Capri, p. 19
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