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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Valentin Alexandrovich Serov
VIEW OF AMSTERDAM
Estimate
80,000120,000
JUMP TO LOT
65

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Valentin Alexandrovich Serov
VIEW OF AMSTERDAM
Estimate
80,000120,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Valentin Alexandrovich Serov
1865-1911
VIEW OF AMSTERDAM
signed with monogram, titled in Latin and dated 1885 l.r.; further extensively inscribed and bearing a label on the backing board
watercolour and gouache on paper laid on board
23 by 30cm, 9 by 11 3/4 in.
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Provenance

Fedor Shekhtel (1859-1926), Moscow
Ekaterina Geltser (1876-1962), Moscow

Exhibited

St Petersburg, Stieglitz Museum of Applied Arts, Vystavka akvareley, pasteley i risunkov, 14 November - 12 December 1899
St Petersburg; Moscow, Posmertnaya vystavka proizvedenii V.A. Serova, 1914
Moscow, State Tretyakov Gallery, Vystavka proizvedenii V.Serova 1865-1911, 1935, no.288
Moscow, Tsentralnyi dom rabotnikov iskusstv SSSR, Vystavka Proizvedenii Valentina Aleksandrovicha Serova (40 let so dnya smerti), May - June 1952

Literature

Exhibition catalogue Vystavka akvareley, pasteley i risunkov, St Petersburg, 1899, p.9, no.98 listed
Exhibition catalogue Katalog Posmertnoy vystavki proizvedenii V.A. Serova, St Petersburg, 1914, p.6, no.40 listed
Exhibition catalogue Katalog Posmertnoy vystavki proizvedenii V.A. Serova, Moscow, 1914, p.5, no.36 listed
I.Grabar, Valentin Aleksandrovich Serov. Zhizn' i tvorchestvo, Moscow, 1914, p.37 illustrated b/w; p.284 listed
Exhibition catalogue Vystavka proizvedenii V.Serova 1865-1911, Moscow: State Tretyakov Gallery, 1935, p.39, no.288 listed
Exhibition catalogue Vystavka Proizvedenii Valentina Aleksandrovicha Serova (40 let so dnya smerti), Katalog, Moscow, 1952, p.7, no.65 listed
Exhibition catalogue Vystavka Proizvedenii Valentina Aleksandrovicha Serova (40 let so dnya smerti), Moscow, 1953, p.25, no.81 listed  
A.Fedorov-Davydov, 'Master Peizazha', Khudozhnik, 1965, no.1, p.37 illustrated b/w
D.Sarabianov, Valentin Serov: Paintings, Graphic Works, Stage Designs, Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1982, pl.14 illustrated b/w; p.286, no.86 listed

Catalogue Note

The present work dates from Serov's trip through Europe in 1885 and depicts Amsterdam from the elevated vantage point of the room Serov was staying in. Fedor Shekhtel was a leading representative of Art Nouveau in Russian architecture.

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