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Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962) Two Drawings: Peasants Gathering Apples

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962)

Two Drawings: Peasants Gathering Apples and Peasants Gathering Grapes
Initialed "N.G." l.l. and l.r., respectively, inscribed in Cyrillic along the bottom edges, Apples stamped "Marcus Olivier/31 Kensington Gardens/London SW1" three times on the reverse, Grapes stamped "Marcus Olivier/31 Kensington Gardens/London SW1" and "Darius Talyarken/31 Pont Street/London..." on the reverse.
Charcoal on laid watermarked paper, 22 7/8 x 14 1/8 in. (58.0 x 36.2 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Minor rippling, soiling to the edges of the sheets.

Literature: Anthony Parton, The Art and Design of Natalia Goncharova (Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, Ltd., 2010), illustrated p. 204, Plates 204 and 205.

N.B. These two charcoal drawings were preliminary studies for Goncharova's large-scale painting of 1912 titled Peasant Gathering Grapes.

Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Keywords

Anthony Parton, Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova, Darius Talyarken, Gathering Grapes, London, United Kingdom, Modern art, Natalia Goncharova, Neo-primitivism, Russian avant-garde, SW1, Visual arts

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