Lot 49: A RUSSIAN DRAWING OF A WOMAN WITH RYE BY DEINEKO, 1928
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OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) Peasant Woman Harvesting Rye, 1928, gouache on paper, 17 1/8 x 13 in (44 x 33 cm), signed and dated lower left.
Olga Deineko was a well-known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet Avant-garde painter and graphic artist; poster and book designer. She was born in 1897 at Chernigov Region (Ukraine). Then lived in Petrograd and Moscow. In 1919-1923 she worked as assistant professor in VHUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". She exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al.