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Grisha Bruskin

Partner

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Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Grisha Bruskin

Grisha Bruskin

Partner

Partner

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Grisha Bruskin

b.1945

Partner


signed in Cyrillic l.l.; further signed, titled and bearing a Soviet export stamp on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 100 by 80.5cm, 39¼ by 31¾in.

Framed: 104 by 85cm, 41 by 34½in.


Executed in the late 1970s

Original canvas. There are cracks to the paint layer in places, most notably in the upper right and lower right corners, in places along the right edge, to the foreground and across the left leg of the figure in the suit. There is a fleck of associated paint loss to the cloud in the lower right corner, and another tiny loss to the foreground. A faint scratch is visible in the sky in the lower left. There are abrasions with minor losses along the edges. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals minor spots of retouching in places along the edges. Framed.



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Collection of Yuri Traisman, Connecticut
Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde, New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 1998, p.117 illustrated
Grisha Bruskin. Life is Everywhere
, St Petersburg: Palace Editions, 2001, p.114, no.128 illustrated; p.268, no.128 listed