Property from a Private Collection, California
ANATOLY BRUSILOVSKY | THREE CHINESE MEN AND WHITE PHANTOM OF THE DESERT 
Estimate: 2,400 - 3,500 USD
THREE CHINESE MEN AND WHITE PHANTOM OF THE DESERT 
each signed in Cyrillic, one dated 71, the other 65 l.r.; each further titled on the reverse
one ink and collage on paper; the other metallic paint and collage on paper
Each sheet: 19 by 20¾in., 48.5 by 52.5cm
Each framed: 32½ by 34¼in., 82.5 by 87cm
Three Chinese Men:
The sheet has discolored and there is creasing in places. The paper has been skinned in the lower left corner. Some of the collage elements are partially detached, most notably the beard of the man on the left and the headdress of the man on the right, the yellow ribbon of which is also torn. There are a few spots of foxing and light staining in places. There is a pencil mark in the lower left and a small green sticker in the lower right corner. The sheet is taped to the mount in several places on the reverse. Held in a black and silver-colored frame behind Perspex.
White Phantom of the Desert:
The sheet has discolored and there is creasing in places, most notably along the right edge and across the corners. There is also creasing to the noses and chins. There is a small tear to the upper right edge. Staining is visible in places and there are a few light spots of foxing. Some of the collage elements are lifting, most notably the squared blue sheet. The sheet is taped to the mount in several places on the reverse. There is an old Polish exhibition label on the reverse. Held in a black and silver-colored frame behind Perspex.
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