ROBERT RAFAILOVICH FALK
Paris Street Scene
signed in Latin l.l.
gouache on paper
37.5 by 48cm, 14¾ by 19in.
The paper has been laid on a larger sheet of paper which is glued to the mount, obscuring the edges. The sheet is undulating. Fine craquelure is visible in places with some very minor associated paint flaking. There is scattered media staining. Held behind glass in a simple wooden frame.
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Collection of Myrrha Frankfurt (née Rozovskaya, 1906-2009), New York
Sotheby's New York, Russian Art, 2 November 2009, lot 45
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner