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Lot 50: A RUSSIAN BOOK BY EVEREINOV WITH COVER DESIGN BY CHEKHONIN, 1921

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30 October 2016

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  • A RUSSIAN BOOK BY EVEREINOV WITH COVER DESIGN BY CHEKHONIN, 1921
  • A RUSSIAN BOOK BY EVEREINOV WITH COVER DESIGN BY CHEKHONIN, 1921
  • A RUSSIAN BOOK BY EVEREINOV WITH COVER DESIGN BY CHEKHONIN, 1921
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Description: CHTO TAKOYE TEATR (What Is Theater). A Book for Children. First Edition. Petersburg: Svetozar, 1921. Author: Nikolai Yevreinov, artists: Sergey Chekhonin (cover, illustrations, headpieces and tailpieces) and Vladimir Milashevskiy (some illustrations).Text in Russian, large 4to (300 x 220 mm), softcover. Profusely illustrated.

LITERATURE
David Woodruff, Ljiljana Grubi Russian Modernism, (Getty Publications, 1997), No 179.

LOT NOTES
Chekhonin was a well-known Russian and Soviet Avant-garde artist. He worked in painting, graphics, posters, porcelain, bookplates, agitprop. "World of Art", "Dom Iskusstv", "Obshchina Khudozhnikov", AKhRR. He exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Dobuzhinsky, Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Stenberg, Stepanova, Tatlin, etc.

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