Lot 142. KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878-1927)

Starting price:£ 10 000
Auction date:07.06.2017   12:30
ID 1530
Lot 142KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878-1927)
KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878-1927)

Peasant with Speckled Hen, Costume Design, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic “Strana Ottsov”/Muzhik”, numbered “N 12” and dated 1921.
Pencil, gouache and watercolour on paper, 33 by 19.5 cm.

10,000-15,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, Germany.
Icons, Russian Pictures and Works of Art, Sotheby’s London, 8 October 1998, lot 1087.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
Private collection, USA.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2007.
Private collection, UK.

Literature: D. Sarabianov, Boris Kustodiev, Moscow, Sovetskii khudoznik, 1982, p. 315, listed.

The present lot is from Kustodiev’s series of set and costume designs for the I. Lazarev and S. Popov 1921 film Strana ottsov (The Land of Fathers), after the eponymous novel by S. Gusev-Orenburgsky, produced by the Gorky Film Studio.

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