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Andrei Nikolaevich Bliok

The Lesson

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Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 GBP

Andrei Nikolaevich Bliok

Andrei Nikolaevich Bliok

The Lesson

The Lesson

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 GBP

Lot sold:

11,340

GBP

Andrei Nikolaevich Bliok

b.1946

The Lesson


signed in Cyrillic l.r.; further signed, titled, dated 1973 and bearing a Soviet export label on the reverse and a Gekkoso Gallery label on the backing board

oil on canvas

Canvas: 112 by 55cm, 44 by 21 ½ in.

Framed: 132 by 74.5cm, 52 by 29 ¼ in.


Accompanied by a handwritten note signed by the artist and illustrating the present work.

Original canvas, which is buckling in the corners. There is a pinhole to the right of the music stand. A few isolated areas of craquelure are visible in places: to the windowpane top right, to the wall top right, several small areas around the scroll, to the left of the girl's head, and elsewhere. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light does not reveal any obvious signs of retouching. Framed.


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Gekkoso Gallery, Tokyo
Andrey Bliok: Zhivopis'. Grafika. Monumental'noe iskusstvo, St Petersburg: Petropol', 2006, p.126 illustrated b/w