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Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

Girl in a Blue Beret

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 GBP

Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

Girl in a Blue Beret

Girl in a Blue Beret

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 GBP

Lot sold:

438,500

GBP

Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

1906-1997

Girl in a Blue Beret


signed and titled in Cyrillic and dated nachalo 30-ykh godov on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 40 by 31.5cm, 15¾ by 12½in.

Framed: 51 by 42.5cm, 20 by 16¾in.

Original canvas. Cracking is visible throughout, some of the cracks are slightly raised. There are associated flecks of paint losses to the neck and scattered to the background. There is a layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals retouching to the edges and the white background and to her left sleeve. Framed. Unexamined out of frame.


Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Studio Sale) is not applicable to this lot. 


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Acquired directly from the artist by the mother of the present owner in the late 1980s
Exhibition catalogue The Russian Way, London, 2005, p.45 illustrated and listed
London, The Russian Way, 2005

Lots 110-118 by Konstantin Rozhdestvensky come from the same collection and were acquired by the mother of the present owner. For the full history of their acquisition please see the catalogue note for the Self-Portrait, lot 114.