Alexander Rodchenko (Russian, 1891-1956)
Portrait of Mayakovsky, 1924 (printed ca. 1950s); Gelatin silver print (framed); Dated on verso and inscribed 'A. M. Rodchenko' in Russian by Varvara Rodchenko (artist's daughter); 16 1/4" x 12 3/4" (sight); Provenance: Rodchenko family, Moscow; Ilya Erehnburg Collection, Moscow; Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York; Private Collection, Washington, DC
Sale Price: $4,375
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Under Plexiglas in a deep mat with dark profile decorative frame. The work of art is in good condition. Large 6" crimp with slight emulsion loss upper left quadrant. Two large handling crimps with minor emulsion loss lower recto (in the tie area of Mayakovsky). Other minor handling. Not examined out of the frame.