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MIKHAIL LARIONOV (RUSSIAN 1881-1964)

Property from a London Collection

MIKHAIL LARIONOV (RUSSIAN 1881-1964)
Portrait de Diaghilev
signed with initials in Cyrillic M.L. (lower left)
pencil
40.5 x 25.5 cm (16 x 10 1/8 in)
Executed in 1907

PROVENANCE:
Galerie Eric Franck, Geneva

Mikhail Larionov was the lifelong partner to fellow leader of the Russian avant-garde, Natalia Goncharova. The present lot is a portrait of the Russian ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev (1872 – 1929), founder of the Ballet Russes. The Ballet Russes revolutionised ballet and had a huge influence on 20th-century art, theatre, fashion and interior design.

See note to lot 302.

Sold for £1,875

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