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Sergei Yurievich Sudeikin

Curtain Design for Sadko

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Estimate:

30,000 to - 50,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, United States

Sergei Yurievich Sudeikin

Sergei Yurievich Sudeikin

Curtain Design for Sadko

Curtain Design for Sadko

Estimate:

30,000 to - 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

113,400

GBP

Property from a Private Collection, United States

Sergei Yurievich Sudeikin

1882 - 1946

Curtain Design for Sadko


signed in Latin and dated 29/30 NY l.l.

gouache, coloured pencil, bronze and silver paint on board

Board: 51.5 by 98.5cm, 20¼ by 38¾in.

Framed: 79 by 125.5cm, 31 by 49¼in.

The support is bowed. There is a tear to the board of approximately 18cm in the upper middle, which has been repaired. Pinholes are visible in places along the edges as well as on both sides of Volkhova's crown and above her legs. There is wear to the corners, most notably to the top right corner. Abrasions with associated paint losses are visible along the edges, most notably the top and right edges. Minor nicks, scratches and scuff marks are visible in places. Framed and held behind plexiglass.


"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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Estate of Paul M. Fekula, New York
Sotheby's New York, Modern Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture; Dance, Theatre and Opera, 22 June 1983, lot 185
T.A.T. Galleries, Inc.
Acquired from the above by the present owner
E.C. Palmer, 'A Study of the Art of Sergei Soudeikine', Musical Courier, 7 November 1931, p.6 illustrated