1937 - 2012
oil on canvas
signed with initials in Cyrillic and dated 1990 l.r.; further signed, titled, inscribed, dated yanv-1990 and bearing two Galerie Alex Lachmann labels on the reverse
Canvas: 130 by 130cm, 51¼ by 51¼in.
Framed: 134 by 134.5cm, 52¾ by 53in.
Original canvas. There is a small paint loss to the background just to the right of the grey vertical line in the lower left corner. Scuff marks are visible in places, most noticeably around the centre of the bottom edge. Faint stretcher bar marks are visible horizontally across the centre of the composition. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.
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Galerie Alex Lachmann, Cologne
Collection of Dr Bernd Bierfreund, Germany
Exhibition catalogue Eduard Stejnberg, Cologne: Galerie Alex Lachmann, 1990, p.7 visible in a b/w photograph; p.35, nos.7-9 listed
Exhibition catalogue Das Rote Haus: Zeitgenössische Russische Kunst aus der Sammlung Bierfreund, Cologne: Wienand, 2000, p.183 illustrated
Cologne, Galerie Alex Lachmann, Eduard Stejnberg, 16 November 1990 - 31 January 1991
Bietigheim-Bissingen, Städtische Galerie and Bergisch Gladbach, Städtische Galerie Villa Zanders, Das Rote Haus: Zeitgenössische Russische Kunst aus der Sammlung Bierfreund, 2001-2002