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Sold for £ 37,500 (RUB 3,144,073) inc. premium
THE RUSSIAN SALE
4 Jun 2014, 14:00 BST
LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
Property from an important private collection, USA
Nikolai Konstantinovich Roerich (Russian, 1874-1947)
'Knight of the Night'
from the series 'Eques Aeternus', 1918
signed with artist's monogram (lower right), verso affixed with partially visible 'C.M.A.' (Corona Mundi Acquisitions) labels, inscribed in pencil with '31' and additional numbers
tempera on panel
32 1/2 x 41cm (12 5/8 x 16 1/8in).
Painted in Tulola, Finland, 1918
Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, 1923-1935
Collection of Nettie and Louis Horch, 1935
Acquired from the above by a private American collector, mid 1970s
Thence by descent to the present owner
Nicolas Roerich, Spells of Russia, William Marchant & Co., London, 1920, p. 14, no. 180
Nicolas Roerich, Spells of Russia, The Public Art Gallery, Worthing, 1920, p. 11, no. 165
Christian Brinton, The Nicholas Roerich Exhibition, Redfield-Kendrick-Odell Company, Inc., New York, 1921, p. 202, no. 30
Frances R. Grant, et. al, Roerich, Himalaya, A Monograph, 1926, p. 197
Roerich Museum Catalogue, Eighth Edition, 1930, p. 12, no. 31
We are grateful to Mr. Gvido Trepša, Senior Researcher at the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, for his kind assistance in cataloguing this lot.