Aleksander Yakovlev (1887-1938)

$17,000

Category:

“Sergei Koussevitsky conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra”

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Description

ALEKSANDER EVGENIEVICH YAKOVLEV (1887-1938)

Russian / French

Charcoal and sanguine on paper

Signed and dated “A. Iakovleff 1936” (lower left); collector’s stamp Zorin Collection (lower right)

Mounted in a carved gilt-wood frame behind plexiglass

Painting dimensions – height 17 1/4 in. (43,8 cm), width 11 5/8 in. (29,5 cm)
Frame dimensions – height 26 in. (66 cm), width 20 1/4 in. (51,4 cm)

CONDITION:

Drawing is in good condition. Scattered repaired chips to gilded frame.
Unexamined out of frame.

PROVENANCE:

Peter P. Tretyakov Gallery, New York
Zorin collection, acquired from the above, circa 1970s
Private collection, acquired from the above.
Impressionist & Modern Art, Sotheby’s New York, 29 September 2007, lot 245

EXHIBITED:

New York, Tretyakov Art Gallery, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Alexandre Jackovleff, 1959

NOTE:

Sergei Koussevitsky (1871-1951) was the renowned conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for over twenty years.  He was a noble philanthropist and founder of orchestras and music festivals such as the Tanglewood Summer Music Academy in Massachusetts..

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