Vladimir Vasilievich Lebedev (Russian, 1891-1967)
Untitled (Worker-Stop, Worker with Hammer & Spike and Worker with Tongs), ca. 1920s; Three watercolors and ink on paper; Each signed; 12 7/8" x 9" (sheet, each); Provenance: Private Collection, South Carolina
Sale Price: $2,500
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Each have Russian text on verso. All unsigned, which is usual. Each are hinged mounted at the top corners, time toning to paper. Each sheet has been reinforced along edges (on verso) with strips of rice paper (?). Evidence of tiny previous tears (now stabilized) at extreme edges of sheet. Worker Stop!: Two areas of loss at left upper and lower corners of sheet.