Filipp Malyavin (Russian, 1869-1940)
Baba or Baba, Winter
Signed "Ph. Maliavine" l.l., titled on a presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 1/2 in. (81.0 x 64.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Small dots of retouch l.r., minor canvas deformation, areas of fine craquelure.
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, Russian Art, April 21, 2005, Lot 34, to a private collection in Rhode Island.
N.B. Please note that the artist's name has many English and French spelling variations when translated from Cyrillic, including Filip Andreevic Maljavin, Philippe Maliavine, Filipp Andreevic Malyavin, and Philip Andreevic Maliavin, or Maljawin.
N.B. There are many variations in the Westernized spelling of Maliavine's name, although we have used the spelling that he used in the signature on this work. These alternates include Philip Malyavin, Filip Maljavin, Filip Maliavine, and Filipp Malyavin. This is to say nothing of his middle name which is generally listed as Andreevic or Andreevich.
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