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IVAN BILIBINE(1876-1942) and BEM Elisabeth (1843-1914).
ORIGINAL ART
ИВАН БИЛИБИН и ЕЛИЗАВЕТА БЕМ

Drawing for a postcard, watercolor on paper, signed with initials upper left, 3x4". Exhibited: “Ivan Bilibine Exposition”, Alexandrie, December, 1924 (label on the back).

Illustration to “Skazka o Zolotom Petushke”. Watercolor, Indian ink and gold. signed lower left and dated 1906.11 x 13". Variant: in All-Union Pushkin Museum, Leningrad. Illustrated in S. Golynets "Ivan Bilibin", Pan Books, 1981, ill. #30. Exhibited: “Ivan Bilibine Exposition”, Alexandrie, December, 1924 (label on the back).

Illustration to “Coq d'Or”. Watercolor, signed lower right with initials [c.1930].13 x 11". Inscribed “Coq d’Or”. Published in "Contes de l’izba", Paris, Boivin, 1931.

Decoration for "Prince Igor" (Polovetskij stan). Watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower left 1930. 16 x 23". Variant: in the Russian Museum, Leningrad. Illustrated in S. Golynets "Ivan Bilibin", Pan Books, 1981, ill.#152. Another variant of the same décor ( with additional number of personages added) had been published on the cover of “ La Russee Illustree”, N15 (308), Paris, 1931 enclosed).

(Design). Four porcelain plates by Kornilov factory, numbered 1/140 and signed on reverse. D=10". Compare: Sotheby’s Russian works of Art, London 12 June 2008 lot 728.

BEM Elisabeth (1843-1914) Portraits d'enfants. Aquarelles signées, conservées dans de beaux cadres ciselés polychromes, sertis de six cabochons de tur A vue : H. : 11 cm - L. : 7 cm. Cadre : H. : 46 cm - L. : 32 cm. Provenance: sale Olivier Coutau-Begarie Paris 19 May 2015 lot536 FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK one of the pictures or HERE

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