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Alexis Paul Arapoff (Russian/American, 1904-1948) Three Portraits of Catherene Green Arapoff.

Auction:
2761T
Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2761T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 13, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Alexis Paul Arapoff (Russian/American, 1904-1948)

Three Portraits of Catherene Green Arapoff. Signed "Arapoff" l.c., l.r., and l.l. One watercolor and pencil, two gouache and ink on paper, sight sizes to 21 x 11 in., all framed. Condition: One with small tear or crease to u.r. corner, all with gentle toning, handling creases, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: By descent in the family of the artist.

N.B. Catherene Green Arapoff was the wife of the artist. She was from Massachusetts and a student at Radcliffe, studying abroad at the Sorbonne, when they met. They were married at the Church of the Madeleine in Paris in 1929.


Exhibitions: Alexis Paul Arapoff Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, March 12-April 13, 1952, cat. 109.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Alexis Paul Arapoff, Massachusetts, Church of the Madeleine in Paris

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