Lot 155: A PAIR OF ILLUSTRATIONS BY BOBRI, CIRCA 1940S

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October 30, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: VLADIMIR BOBRITSKY AKA BOBRI (UKRAINIAN-AMERICAN 1898-1986)

comprised:

1. Illustration for The Guitar Review, marker pen and pencil on paper, 25.5 x 18 cm (10 x 7 in.), artist's inscriptions page 54 lower left, S/S lower right
2. llustration for The Guitar Review, ink and pencil on paper, 17 x 19 cm (6 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.), artist's inscriptions page 57 lower left, 3 3/4 midlle right.

LOT NOTES
Vladimir Bobritsky, widely known as Bobri, (1898-1986) was a Ukrainian-American artist known for his fashion and children`s book illustrations, costume and set designs, and poster art. In later years, he also became a composer and a guitar historian. He studied at the Kharkiv Imperial Art School in Ukraine, and began designing sets for the Great Dramatic Theatre of Kharkiv. After being dragged into the civil war in 1916, he emigrated to the United States in 1921. Soon afterwards, he began operating his own printing company, and his original newspaper layouts caught the eye of Saks Fifth Avenue, where he was offered the position of art director. By the 1930s, Bobri established himself as a leading illustrator of the advertising world, frequently contributing to publications such as Vogue and Harper`s Bazaar. He worked with many mediums to create his illustrations, including watercolor, tempera, chalk, pen, ink, gouache, cut paper, and often a combination of them to evoke depth.
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(2) Cadogan Tate Fine Art: +1 (718) 706-7999, email: michael@cadogantate.com
(3) James Bourlet, Inc: +1 (718) 392-9770, email: quotes@bourlet.com
(4) Atelier 4: +1 (718) 433-3500, email: info@atelier4.com
(5) Max Art International LLC, (Darius) Tel. +1 (917) 502-8731, email: maxartintl@gmail.com (also can help with Russia/CIS Shipments, including crates)

For local van and truck deliveries in New York City, Long Island, and the Tri-State Area
(1) Crossroads Delivery (Arthur): +1 (917) 807-3758, email: arthurcrossroads@hotmail.com
(2) ArtWay Fine Art Services (Lenny): +1 (718) 213-6886 email: artwayinc@yahoo.com

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For items shipped from New York City
(1) Lex Pack and Ship (Bob or Irma), Tel. +1 (212) 288-4425, email: info@lexpackandship.com
(2) The UPS Store (Waldo) Tel. +1 (917) 217-7680, email: wrodriguez5979@theupsstore.com
(3) Fine Art Shippers LLC, (Oleg) Tel. +1 (917) 658-5075, email: rusant11@hotmail.com (also can help with Russia/CIS Shipments, including crates)
(4) Global Transit Group (Rostislav), Tel. +1 (718) 449-1971, email: info@globaltgroup.net (also can help with Russia/CIS Shipments)

For larger items, art shuttles, and anything requiring wooden crates or specialized art transport
(1) Thomas Sullivan Transportation Management Inc.: +1 (718) 822-4169, email: sullivantrans@aol.com
(2) Cadogan Tate Fine Art: +1 (718) 706-7999, email: michael@cadogantate.com
(3) James Bourlet, Inc: +1 (718) 392-9770, email: quotes@bourlet.com
(4) Atelier 4: +1 (718) 433-3500, email: info@atelier4.com
(5) Max Art International LLC, (Darius) Tel. +1 (917) 502-8731, email: maxartintl@gmail.com (also can help with Russia/CIS Shipments, including crates)

For local van and truck deliveries in New York City, Long Island, and the Tri-State Area
(1) Crossroads Delivery (Arthur): +1 (917) 807-3758, email: arthurcrossroads@hotmail.com
(2) ArtWay Fine Art Services (Lenny): +1 (718) 213-6886 email: artwayinc@yahoo.com

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