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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SWITZERLAND

Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev
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66

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SWITZERLAND

Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev
BUBLIK SELLERS
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Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev
1878-1927
BUBLIK SELLERS
signed in Cyrillic and dated 1919 l.r., inscribed 'Vrazh'ya sila' / Prodavtsy t.r. 
watercolour over pencil on paper
33.5 by 21.5cm, 13 1/4 by 8 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Collection of Feodor Chaliapin
Thence by descent
Sotheby's London, Russian Pictures, 22 May 2002, lot 70
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Kustodiev worked from June to August 1919 on the set and costume designs for The Power of the Fiend, an opera in five acts by Alexander Serov. The 1920 production at the former Mariinsky Theatre was directed by Feodor Chaliapin, who kept lots 65 and 66 for his personal collection.

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