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08 November 2016, 09:00 PST
London, United Kingdom
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Lot 1017: IDA CONSTANT Signed Painting French Russian Ecole de Paris(30 views)
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Estimate: $300 - $400
20th century Russian French -Ecole de Paris
Ida Constant, was the wife of Joseph Constant , Russian immigrants in Paris.In Paris, the Constant couple frequented the district of Montparnasse, a favorite milieu of Russian Jewish artists. This served as the inspiration for her husbant later novel La cité des peintres. Adopting the pseudonym of Michel Matveev, Constant was a late arrival to the literary scene. In his own words, it happened "un peu par hasard et pour gagner quelque argent" (a little bit by chance and to earn a little money).
Still Life of a Bird
oil on board signed lower right
36 x 31 cm
Provenance: The collection of Uri and Rami Nehostan, the Art Museum in Ashdot Yaacov, Israel. The work bears the Museum label verso.
good condition, some tinny paint losses
Note: This work will be shipped from Israel.
estimation 300-400 $
starting price 70 $