"Burliuk", by Katherine S Dreier . Foreward by Duncan Phillips . Selection of Reproductions by Marcel Duchamp and Katherine Dreier.
New York : Societe Anonyme , Inc. & Color & Rhyme , Mary Burliuk : Editor and Publisher . 1944 . 8vo , 182pp with 53 reproductions ,
original drawing in ink on front - free endpaper , signed
Literaturnyi trud Davida D Burlyuka [Literary Works] By Igor Postupalskii Postupalsky (New York 1931) See Markov p.322 “Russian Futurism”(1968)Published by David and Marussia Burliuk at the Atlantic Press New York, 1931
Original hand made font cover by Burliuk in black ink (he made several such covers - see books "Oshima", "Entelehism" as examples) and several lithograph illustrations
Triptych of portraits “My Family.” Oil on three separate wood panels, circa 1930. In one common American 20th century applied ornament and gilded frame with ornate corners and canvas inlaid.
a) Self-portrait. 4.75x4” signed “ Burliuk” low left. Similar self-portrait is illustrated in “David Burliuk in America” by N. Evdaev, Moscow “Nauka”, 2002, p. 298.
b) Portrait of the artist's wife signed “ Burliuk” low left and inscribed and dated Marussia 1957, also inscribed on the reverse Burliuk/Portrait/of Mrs. B., 3 ½ x 4 ½ inches.
c) Portrait of the artist's daughter in law. 4 by 4” Signed `Burliuk', lower right,
Bibliography: “A Time to Gather… Russian Art From Foreign Private collections”, State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Palace Editions,2008, illustrated on p.21; Art+Auction, March 2008, illustrated on p. 84.
Garden near the ocean. Oil on canvasboard, signed lower right and inscribed with the title and exhibition #10 on the back. Circa 1961. 9 x 12". Provenance: ACA Gallery, New York (label on the back); Exhibited: personal David Burliuk exhibition in ACA gallery 11-30 December 1961, #10 of the catalog. Bibliography: Норберт Евдаев Давид Бурлюк в Америке, Москва Наука 2002 described on p.329.
Original Landscape. Heavy oil impasto on board (The paint was so thickly applied that it is almost like sculpture.) Signed: “Burliuk” on lower left.
MEASUREMENTS: Painting Size: 3 3/8 in. by 5 in.; Frame: 8 7/8 in by 10 5/8 in. Provenance: Lyzon gallery (one of the galleries who represented Burliuk in his life time) - see COA to the right.
Miniabstract. Original oil on board. Signed: “Burliuk” on lower right. Note how the artist formed a crater using the knot in the wood panel. Measurements: Painting: 3 5/8 in. by 4 in.; Frame: 4 1/8 in. by 4 5/8 in. The surface is sound with no restoration. There is a crack in the board which was partially present when this was painted as the dried paint extends down into the valley. It appears Burliuk traced the dark curved lines with Japan Lacquer
Provenance: Lyzon gallery (one of the galleries who represented Burliuk in his life time) - see COA to the right.
Positano. Oil on canvas, signed low right and inscribed with title and #5 on the back. 23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches, 1954.
Exhibited: personal David Burliuk exhibition"Картины написанные в США и Европе" in ACA gallery 29 November - 18 December 1954, #5 of the catalog. Bibliography: Норберт Евдаев Давид Бурлюк в Америке, Москва Наука 2008 described on p.435.
Provenance: Artist Sterling Strauser - friend and colleague of David Burliuk (1907-1995)- Burliuk's handwritten postcard with discussion of possible art exchange is attached.
Japanese Forest Landscape. Oil on board, signed lower left. Circa 1920. 18 x 12". Provenance: ACA Gallery, New York (label on the back); Exhibited: Russian Painting and Sculpture. Brooklyn Museum 1923 #63 Label on the back: “Burliuk Gallery, Marussia Burliuk, Art Director, Hampton Bays, L. I., N.Y., U.S.” Bibliography: “A Time to Gather… RUSSIANART From Foreign Private collections”, State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Palace Editions,2008, illustrated on p.24.
In original XV century Tuscan Renaissance tabernacle-style hand-carved parcel gilded and polychromed frame, with plain sloping predella and flanking Doric pilasters (compare the very similar frame reproduced in “ The book of Picture Frames” by Claus Grimm, Abaris Books New York, 1981 p69 ill#35)