Lot 245
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Alexander Evgenievich Yakovlev 1887-1938

6,000 - 8,000 USD
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  • Alexander Evgenievich Yakovlev
  • Impressions of Sergei Koussevitsky, Conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • signed A. Yakovleff  and dated 1936 (lower left); collector's stamp Zorin Collection
  • charcoal and sanguine on paper
  • 17 3/4 by 12 1/4 in.
  • 45 by 31.2 cm


Peter P. Tretyakov Gallery, New York
Zorin collection, acquired from the above, circa 1970s
Private collection, acquired from the above


New York, Tretyakov Art Gallery, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Alexandre Jackovleff, 1959

Catalogue Note

Sergei Koussevitsky (1871-1951) was the renowned conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for over twenty years.  He was a noble philanthropist and founder of orchestras and music festivals such as the Tanglewood Summer Music Academy in Massachusetts.