Fin de la vente: le 09 juin 2011
Lot 416 - POGEDAIEFF, GEORGES - A Complete Set of …
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POGEDAIEFF, GEORGES (1894-1977)
A Complete Set of Illustrations for Alexander Pushkin's "The Queen of Spades", consisting of 16 finished illustrations, a portrait of Pushkin, a page with the artist's coat of arms, 19 preparatory sketches and text
Pencil, black crayon and charcoal on paper, each finished illustration measuring approximately 22 by 18 cm.
all finished illustrations signed, mostly with initials, the page with the coat of arms signed, inscribed with a dedication to the artist's wife, inscribed "Paris" and dated "21/XI/46".
The present volume of unpublished illustrations for Alexander Pushkin's The Queen of Spades is a rare and particularly fine example of Georges Pogedaieff 's work as an illustrator. The drawings were completed in Paris in 1946, just a year af
Thème : Peintures et dessins