Lot 6012: David D. Burliuk (1882-1967) Still Life Painting
July 31, 2014
Scottsdale, AZ, USALive Auction
Description: A framed oil on burlap by listed artist David Davidovich Burliuk depicting a lovely interior still life scene with florals near window. Signed and dated 1945 lower left. Image measures approximately 20" x 14" and frame 23.25" x 17.5" x 1.25". Total weight 2.5 lbs. David Burliuk was a central figure in the history of the Russian avant-garde movement as an accomplished poet, art critic, and exhibition organizer. "He was one of the world's first hippies, and painted the words 'I Burliuk' on his forehead and stood on street corners reciting poetry." ~ Source: Michael David Zellman, 300 Years of American Art & Askart Biography Provenance: Estate of Lillian C. Zevin
Condition Report: This piece is in good condition with no prior repairs or losses present.