Property from a Private Collection, United States
YAKOV GEORGIEVICH CHERNIKHOV | Blue-Green-Yellow Geometric Composition
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP
YAKOV GEORGIEVICH CHERNIKHOV
Blue-Green-Yellow Geometric Composition
signed in Cyrillic l.r.; further bearing a Leonard Hutton Galleries label on the backing board
gouache and ink over pencil on paper
30 by 24cm, 11¾ by 9½in.
The work is executed on the reverse of an architectural drawing. The sheet has discoloured in line with age. There are pinholes in both top corners and to the middle of the bottom edge. There is a 7mm diameter circular cut to the sheet towards the upper right edge, this has been repaired with a patch of paper on the reverse. There is a faint diagonal crease to the lower right corner. Remnants of pencil inscriptions can be seen in the upper right quadrant. A few faint red scuff marks are visible along the upper right edge. Some minor spots of dirt are visible in places and there is foxing throughout. Held in a simple wooden frame behind glass. Unexamined out of frame.
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