Lot 206
  • 206

Alexander Alexandrovich Deineka

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 GBP
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Description

  • Alexander Alexandrovich Deineka
  • During the Period of the First Five-Year Plan,¬†1933
  • lithograph
  • 101.6 by 71.1cm, 40 by 28in.
Moscow / Leningrad: OGIZ-IZOGIZ
Print run: 25,000

Condition

The sheet has been laid on Japanese paper, it has discoloured slightly in line with age. There is a stamp and a pencil annotation in the margin in the lower left corner and further annotations on the reverse which are visible in the lower right corner of the margin. There are a few small repaired tears in the left, right and upper margins and two larger ones below the centre of the right edge and to the right of the top left corner. A small piece of hinging tape has been placed over each of the larger tears. There are a couple of very small losses to the paper, one in the white background above the centre and another at the top of the diagonally placed iron girders in the upper left. A few faint creases are visible in places, such as the right arm of the figure on the right.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

Moscow and Leningrad: OGIZ-IZOGIZ
Edition: 23,000

'During the period of the First Five-Year Plan we were able to organise the enthusiasm and zeal of the new construction and achieved decisive success.' / 'Now we must build on this success with the enthusiasm and zeal that comes with mastering new factories and new technologies.' Stalin