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Alexander Rodchenko (Russian, 1891-1956) The Cigarette Seller, Pushkin Square, Moscow

Auction:
2930B
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2930B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Alexander Rodchenko (Russian, 1891-1956)

The Cigarette Seller, Pushkin Square, Moscow, 1927. Stamped "univ. prof. ing. lubomir linhart" with a Prague address in black ink on the verso at center, additional pencil annotations on the verso. Gelatin silver print with pigment embellishments probably used for reproductive purposes, image/sheet size 3 1/4 x 4 9/16 in. (8.3 x 11.1 cm), matted, framed.
Condition: Minor surface scuffs and wear at corners.

Provenance: Acquired in 1997 from G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., by the current owner; a copy of the invoice accompanies the lot.
Estimate $600-800

Discolored brushstrokes and streaks on the verso suggest that the print was previously mounted.


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.

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Alexander Rodchenko, Invoice, Verso, Moscow, Prague

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