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Alexander Vasylievich Schevchenko (Russian, 1883-1948)


Alexander Vasylievich Schevchenko (Russian, 1883-1948)

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,400

Untitled (Abstract Composition), ca. 1915
Watercolor and graphite on paper (framed)
7 1/2" x 6" (sight)
Provenance: Barry Friedman Ltd., New York (label on verso)
Private Collection, New Jersey

Sheet: 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Sheet is affixed to backing board via three tape pieces along top edge verso. Sheet has some minor losses at edges (away from image). Sheet appears to be slightly toned at edges. There appears to be a layer of varnish (?) along bottom edge of sheet; seemingly a result of artist's process. Some minor rippling and soft creasing to edges and corner of sheet. Frame is slightly warped. Colors are bold and bright. No other issues noted.

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