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John Richardson: A Scholar Collects
Pavel Tchelitchew

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Pavel Tchelitchew

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Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

John Richardson: A Scholar Collects

Pavel Tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew

Bathers

Bathers

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

277,200

USD

Description

John Richardson: A Scholar Collects

Pavel Tchelitchew

1898 - 1957

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Signed P.Tchelitchew and dated 33 (upper right)

Gouache and watercolor on cradled board

29 1/2 by 40 7/8 in. (74.9 by 103.8 cm)

Framed: 39 1/4 by 50 1/2 in. (99.7 by 128.3 cm)

Executed in 1933.

Condition report

The work is in very good original condition. The board is sound and has been mounted onto cradled wood with nails, presumably by the artist as the pigment extends onto the wood. Some light wear to the extreme edges of the board and around the nails at the edges.


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Provenance

Rachel Alice Gorer, London
Henry P. McIlhenny, Philadelphia (acquired by 1948 and sold by the estate: Christie's, New York, May 20-21, 1987, lot 191)
Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Tchelitchew: Paintings, Drawings (exhibition catalogue), The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1942, illustrated p. 24

Exhibited

New York, Durlacher Brothers Gallery, Tchelitchew: 1925-1933, 1948, no. 21
New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Pavel Tchelitchew, 1964, no. 120
Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art (on loan)
Katonah, Katonah Museum of Art, Pavel Tchelitchew: The Landscape of the Body, 1998, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue