Lot 151: 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SCHOOL BIM-BOM BIZIAEV MUSICAL ECCENTRIC 108cm x 72cm (42.5in x 28.25in) and a further lithograph by Vladimir A...
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SCHOOL
BIM-BOM BIZIAEV MUSICAL ECCENTRIC
published by Glavlit, edition 1/1000, colour lithograph
108cm x 72cm (42.5in x 28.25in) and a further lithograph by Vladimir Aleksandrovich Gal''bershtadt ''The Road is Broader without God,'' 1975 (2)
Bim-Bom: Central vertical and horizontal fold. Bottom edge with stains, bottom right-hand edge minor tears to margin. The lithograph has not been examined out of the frame.
The lithograph has a number in the bottom left corner 90463.
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Provenance: Russian Works of Art from the Collection of The Late Jan Bethge Esq.
Note: Bim''s real name was Ivan Semenovich Radunskii (1872-1955). A clown and eccentric musician who worked with various partners during his career, he was particularly popular during the Soviet period.