Lot 28
  • 28


1,200 - 1,800 USD
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  • Swimmer
  • ink, collage, watercolor and gouache on paper
  • Image: 23 3/4 by 35 3/4 in., 60.5 by 91cm
  • Framed: 31 by 43in., 79 by 110cm
signed in Cyrillic and dated '70' l.r.ink, collage, watercolor and gouache on paper


St Petersburg, The State Russian Museum; Moscow, The State Tretyakov Gallery; Frankfurt am Main, Städel et al., 'Nonkonformisty: vtoroy russkiy avangard 1955-1988', 1996-1997, illustrated on p.91 of the catalogue
Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern, 'Avantgarde im Untergrund. Russische Nonkonformisten aus der Sammlung Bar-Gera', 3 February - 24 April 2005, illustrated on p.143 and listed on p.164 of the catalogue
Bratislava, The Slovak National Gallery, 'Nonkonformisti. Druhá ruská avantgarda 1955-1988. Zbierka Bar-Gera', 14 November 2008 - 22 February 2009, illustrated on p.101 and listed on p.168 of the catalogue  
Ashdod, Art Museum Ashdod, 'Persecuted Art & Artists under Totalitarian Regimes in Europe During the 20th Century', 22 June - 21 September 2003, illustrated on p.238 and listed on p.276 of the catalogue


There is creasing throughout, most pronounced across the center and the lower left corner. Some minor tears are visible at the edges, most noticeably a small there to the center of the lower and the upper edges. There is a fine pattern of cracks to the ink in places, most noticeably to the vortex. Held in a simple wooden frame behind plexiglass. Unexamined out of frame.
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