Lot 175. {Rostislav DOBOUJINSKY - Serge LIFAR}.

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Auction date:27.04.2018   19:00
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Lot 175{Rostislav DOBOUJINSKY - Serge LIFAR}.
POUCHKINE, Alexandre. Voyage à Arzroum au cours de la campagne de 1829. Paris, Serge Lifar, 1934. Tiré à 50 exemplaires, exemplaire sur notre le papier de Hollande numéro 34 appartient au prince Vladimir ARGUTINSKI. [COPY of PRINCE ARGUTINSKY-DOLGORUKY] PUSHKIN, Aleksandr Sergeevich (1799-1837). A journey to Arzrum during the campaign of 1829 : Travel notes / ed. and with notes. Professor M. L. HOFFMANN and with introduction by. the article Sergei LIFAR. Paris : S. Lifar, 1934. - 79 p.: portr., Fax. ; 27,5 cm Edition of 50 num. inscribed copies of Our copies of No. 34 Prince Vladimir Nikolaevich ARGUTINSKY. Ed. Fig. cover the work of R. M. Dobuzhinsky executed the sample edition of Pushkin's "vastola for Virtus Lanciano, or the Desire to" 1835, the year. Printed on Dutch paper. Triple tortonian bleed. Edition embellished with numerous illustrations from the drawings of Pushkin and facsimiles of his manuscripts. Minor tears on edges of cover, negligible fading thereof. Fekula 5163. Provenance: ARGUTINSKY-DOLGORUKOV, Vladimir Nikolayevich, Prince (1874 - 1941). Diplomat, artist, philanthropist, collector and connoisseur of drawings. He studied at universities in St. Petersburg and Cambridge. He served in the Ministry of foreign Affairs, was Secretary at the Russian Embassy in Paris. Participated in the organization of the Russian seasons of Sergei Diaghilev in Paris. He worked as a custodian at the Hermitage. Since 1921 he lived in France. Pushkin member of the Central Committee in Paris (1935-1937). In 1937 provided the materials for the Paris exhibition "Pushkin and his epoch".

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