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      • OLGA DEINEKO (UKRAINIAN 1897-1970)
        Jan. 27, 2024

        OLGA DEINEKO (UKRAINIAN 1897-1970)

        Est: $250 - $350

        OLGA DEINEKO (UKRAINIAN 1897-1970) Camp Counselor , circa 1950 watercolor and graphite pencil on paper 31 x 44 cm (12 1/4 x 17 3/8 in.); unframed PROVENANCE Collection of Viktor Kholodkov Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015) fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. LOT NOTES Sketch of the composition in graphite on verso. Deineko was a well-known Ukrainian and Soviet Avant-garde painter and graphic artist; poster and book designer. She was born in 1897 at Chernihiv Region (Ukraine). Then lived in Petrograd and Moscow. In 1919-1923 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. CONDITION The work is in good condition, creasing and pinholes to the corners and the ceneter, small tears along the upper and lower edges, minor surface grime. N.B. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale. Please note that any condition statement regarding works of art is given as a courtesy to our clients in order to assist them in assessing the condition. The report is a genuine opinion held by Shapiro Auctions and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report or a photograph does not preclude the absence of defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. Shapiro Auctions, LLC., including its consultants and agents, shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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      • RUSSIAN PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO
        Nov. 25, 2023

        RUSSIAN PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Konstantinovna Deineko (Russian, 1897-1970) unique mixed media (watercolor and pencil) painting on paper, an original maquette of a poster depicting a still life with a cone and a jug, 1961. Signed and dated lower right. Additionally signed and dated in pencil on the back.

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      • RUSSIAN PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO
        Jan. 28, 2023

        RUSSIAN PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Konstantinovna Deineko (Russian, 1897-1970) unique mixed media (watercolor and pencil) painting on paper, an original maquette of a poster depicting a still life with a cone and a jug, 1961. Signed and dated lower right. Additionally signed and dated in pencil on the back.

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      • RUSSIAN SOVIET INK PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        Jul. 23, 2022

        RUSSIAN SOVIET INK PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, ink painting on paper, Weaver, 1929. Signed with initials lower left. Additionally signed and dated lower right. Titled and dated on verso. Provenance: The painting comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov, 1948 to 2015, who fulfilled his passion for books, avant grade design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN SOVIET GOUACHE PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        Jul. 23, 2022

        RUSSIAN SOVIET GOUACHE PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, gouache painting on paper, Peasant Woman Harvesting Rye, 1928. Signed with initials and dated lower left. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as children's book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        Jul. 23, 2022

        RUSSIAN MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, mixed media, watercolor and pencil, painting on paper, depicting a Military Female Portrait, 1934. Signed and dated lower right. Additionally signed, dated and inscribed on verso. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as children's book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        Jul. 23, 2022

        RUSSIAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, watercolor painting on paper, laid on thick paper, Portrait of A Cow Walker, 1955. Signed lower right. Additionally signed and dated on verso. Provenance: The painting comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov, 1948 to 2015, who fulfilled his passion for books, avant grade design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as children's book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN SOVIET INK PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        May. 14, 2022

        RUSSIAN SOVIET INK PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, ink painting on paper, Weaver, 1929. Signed with initials lower left. Additionally signed and dated lower right. Titled and dated on verso. Provenance: The painting comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov, 1948 to 2015, who fulfilled his passion for books, avant grade design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN SOVIET GOUACHE PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        May. 14, 2022

        RUSSIAN SOVIET GOUACHE PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, gouache painting on paper, Peasant Woman Harvesting Rye, 1928. Signed with initials and dated lower left. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as children's book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        May. 14, 2022

        RUSSIAN MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, mixed media, watercolor and pencil, painting on paper, depicting a Military Female Portrait, 1934. Signed and dated lower right. Additionally signed, dated and inscribed on verso. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as children's book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. One of a kind artwork.

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      • RUSSIAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        May. 14, 2022

        RUSSIAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Deineko, Russian Soviet, 1897 to 1970, watercolor painting on paper, laid on thick paper, Portrait of A Cow Walker, 1955. Signed lower right. Additionally signed and dated on verso. Provenance: The painting comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov, 1948 to 2015, who fulfilled his passion for books, avant grade design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. Olga Deineko was a well known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet avant garde painter and graphic artist, poster and book designer. Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as children's book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. One of a kind artwork.

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      • SOVIET PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO
        Jan. 08, 2022

        SOVIET PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Konstantinovna Deineko (Russian, 1897-1970) unique mixed media (watercolor and pencil) painting on paper, an original maquette of a poster depicting a still life with a cone and a jug, 1961. Signed and dated lower right. Additionally signed and dated in pencil on the back.

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      • FIVE WORKS ON PAPER BY OLGA DEINEKO
        Dec. 04, 2021

        FIVE WORKS ON PAPER BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $700 - $900

        FIVE WORKS ON PAPER BY OLGA DEINEKO comprising: OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) a) The Train Conductor, 1934, India ink and pencil on paper, 53.5 x 39 cm (21 x 15 3/8 in.), signed and dated lower right in pencil b) Pair of Works, Kettle, 1930, gouache on paper, 31.5 x 44 cm (12 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.) [each], each signed with initials and dated in pencil c) Transporting the Goods by a River, 1931, gouache on paper, 26.5 x 37 cm (10 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.), signed with initials and dated lower right in pencil d) Autumn in Kolomma, 1956, watercolor on paper, 30.5 x 42 cm (12 x 16 1/2 in.) signed lower right; signed, dated and titled on verso in pencil CONDITION a) Unframed, the drawing appears in good condition. The perimeter is uneven endemic to the paper. A small hard crease to the lower right corner. Two pin holes visible to the upper left and right corners. Minor toning to the perimeter. b) Unframed, the pair appears in age-appropriate condition. Visible fly specks to each. Very minor toning and wear to the perimeter of each. Consistent with age. Not inspected under UV light. c) Unframed, the painting appears in good condition. Very minor surface soiling and staining visible to the perimeter. No significant issues to report. Not inspected under UV light. d) Unframed, the painting appears in good condition. A small spot of adhesive visible to the top right corner. Otherwise, no significant issues to report. Not inspected under UV light. unframed Kindly note, the auction is comprised of two sessions: Session I: Russian and Asian Art, Antiques and Jewelry, lots 1-331 Session II: European, North and South American, and Ethnographic Art, Antiques, Jewelry, and Design, lots 500-827 N.B. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale. Please note that any condition statement regarding works of art is given as a courtesy to our clients in order to assist them in assessing the condition. The report is a genuine opinion held by Shapiro Auctions and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report or a photograph does not preclude the absence of defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. Shapiro Auctions, LLC., including its consultants and agents, shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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      • DEINEKO Olga (1897-1970) Nu Crayon sur papier Daté « 12/XI/1923 » en bas à droite 35 x 22 cm ; attes
        Nov. 28, 2021

        DEINEKO Olga (1897-1970) Nu Crayon sur papier Daté « 12/XI/1923 » en bas à droite 35 x 22 cm ; attes

        Est: €400 - €600

        DEINEKO Olga (1897-1970) Nu Crayon sur papier Daté « 12/XI/1923 » en bas à droite 35 x 22 cm ; attestation du fils de l’artiste au dos des dessins ; cachet de la collection Zavolokine Provenance : collection A. et A.Zavolokine, Moscou ДЕЙНЕКО Ольга (1897-1970) Этюд с обнаженной Бумага, карандаш Дата « 12/XI/1923 » справа внизу 35 x 22 см. Подпись сына художницы на обороте; печать коллекции А.Заволокина Провенанс: Коллекция А. и А.Заволокиных, Москва

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      • A RUSSIAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO
        Nov. 14, 2021

        A RUSSIAN WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY OLGA DEINEKO

        Est: $300 - $500

        Olga Deineko (Russian, 1897-1970) watercolor painting on paper, depicting Red Square. Circa 1930. Framed. Olga Deineko, a graphic artist and designer, was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS. She was a member of the Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers.

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      • SOVIET PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO
        Sep. 11, 2021

        SOVIET PAINTING MAQUETTE FOR POSTER BY O DEINEKO

        Est: $100 - $150

        Olga Konstantinovna Deineko (Russian, 1897-1970) unique mixed media (watercolor and pencil) painting on paper, an original maquette of a poster depicting a still life with a cone and a jug, 1961. Signed and dated lower right. Additionally signed and dated in pencil on the back.

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      • OLGA KONSTANTINOVA DEINEKO
        Jun. 16, 2020

        OLGA KONSTANTINOVA DEINEKO

        Est: -

        OLGA KONSTANTINOVA DEINEKO (Chernigov 1897 - Mosca 1970) LA PULITURA DELLE SCARPE Acquerello su cartoncino, cm. 32 x 27 Siglato e datato 1943, in basso a destra

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      • A PAIR OF WORKS BY OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), watercolor drawing
        Sep. 29, 2019

        A PAIR OF WORKS BY OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), watercolor drawing

        Est: $500 - $750

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) Overlooking the Hills, 1930 watercolor drawing each: 36 x 27 cm (14 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.) each signed with initials and dated LOT INFORMATION Olga Deineko was born in Ukraine and studied at VKhUTEMAS under Ilya Mashkov. She worked as a graphic artist and designer, and was a member of Society of Revolutionary Poster Designers. The wife of Nikolai Troshin, she was also well known as childrens book illustrator in the late 1920s and early 1930s. PROVENANCE This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM ONLY, in the continental US, via USPS including insurance: $60 If you are buying multiple items, or your shipping address is international, please contact us before or after the auction for a shipping quote via email: [email protected] or call us: +1 (212) 717-7500.

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      • NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990) AND OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Industrial Machinery, Tempera on Paper Drawing
        Jul. 13, 2019

        NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990) AND OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Industrial Machinery, Tempera on Paper Drawing

        Est: $200 - $400

        NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990) AND OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) Industrial Machinery, tempera on paper 43 x 63.5 cm (16 7/8 x 25 in.) PROVENANCE This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM ONLY, in the continental US, via USPS including insurance: $55 If you are buying multiple items, or your shipping address is international, please contact us before or after the auction for a shipping quote via email: [email protected] or call us: +1 (212) 717-7500.

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      • NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990) AND OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Sketch of Three People, Graphite Drawing
        Jul. 13, 2019

        NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990) AND OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Sketch of Three People, Graphite Drawing

        Est: $100 - $200

        NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990) AND OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) Sketch of Three People, pencil on paper 21 x 29 cm (8 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.) PROVENANCE This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM ONLY, in the continental US, via USPS including insurance: $55 If you are buying multiple items, or your shipping address is international, please contact us before or after the auction for a shipping quote via email: [email protected] or call us: +1 (212) 717-7500.

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      • DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), 3 Different States of The Entrance of Sedovtsev to the Kremlin, Lithographic Prints
        Jul. 13, 2019

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), 3 Different States of The Entrance of Sedovtsev to the Kremlin, Lithographic Prints

        Est: $200 - $400

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) 3 Different States of V'yezd Sedovtsev v Kreml' [The Entrance of Sedovtsev to the Kremlin], one double-sided, 1937 lithograph on paper various sizes: smallest 37.2 x 53.7 cm (14 5/8 x 21 1/8 in.), largest 41.1 x 57 cm (16 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.), PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM ONLY, in the continental US, via USPS including insurance: $55 If you are buying multiple items, or your shipping address is international, please contact us before or after the auction for a shipping quote via email: [email protected] or call us: +1 (212) 717-7500.

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      • DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Portrait of a Bread Vendor, Watercolor Drawing
        Jul. 13, 2019

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Portrait of a Bread Vendor, Watercolor Drawing

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) Bread Vendor, watercolor on paper 60 x 83 cm (23 5/8 x 32 5/8 in.) PROVENANCE This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM ONLY, in the continental US, via USPS including insurance: $92 If you are buying multiple items, or your shipping address is international, please contact us before or after the auction for a shipping quote via email: [email protected] or call us: +1 (212) 717-7500.

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      • DEINEKO, Conducter
        Apr. 28, 2019

        DEINEKO, Conducter

        Est: $700 - $900

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), _onductor, 1934, Ink on paper, size 39 x 55 cm (21 x 15 in.), signed lower left, dated and titled lower right in pencil. LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This work was acquired from Nikolai Troshin, the artist's widower, by Viktor Kholodkov. Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015) fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum., N.B. To see higher resolution images and more legible titles, please go to the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jljqpmsalrnzhzl/AADrKQ4TlMSHxWxjTrSQqqY7a?dl=0"

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      • DEINEKO, Winter in Moscow, 1939
        Mar. 24, 2019

        DEINEKO, Winter in Moscow, 1939

        Est: $150 - $250

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Zima v Moscve [Winter in Moscow], 1939, lithograph, full sheet measuring 55 x 39 1/4 cm (21 5/8 x 15 3/8 in.), image size 38 x 27 cm (15 x 10 5/8 in.), signed lower left, titled lower right in pencil. LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This work was acquired from Nikolai Troshin, the artist's widower, by Viktor Kholodkov. Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015) fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • DEINEKO, The Entrance of Sedovtsev to the Kremlin, 1940
        Mar. 24, 2019

        DEINEKO, The Entrance of Sedovtsev to the Kremlin, 1940

        Est: $150 - $250

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), 5 Different States of V'yezd Sedovtsev v Kreml' [The Entrance of Sedovtsev to the Kremlin], 1940, lithograph, various sizes: smallest 36 x 51 cm (14 x 51 in.), largest 59 x 44 cm (23 x 17 in.), signed lower left, dated and titled lower right in pencil. LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This work was acquired from Nikolai Troshin, the artist's widower, by Viktor Kholodkov. Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015) fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • DEINEKO/TROSHIN, Workers, ca. 1930 Soviet Painting
        Mar. 24, 2019

        DEINEKO/TROSHIN, Workers, ca. 1930 Soviet Painting

        Est: $250 - $350

        TROSHIN NIKOLAI STEPANOVICH (RUSSIAN 1897-1990)/DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1987-1970), Workers, ink on paper, 22 x 38 cm (8.6 x 12 in.). LOT NOTES Troshin and Deineko were an artistic couple and well-known Soviet avant-garde painters and graphic artists; poster and book designers. They lived and worked together in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Troshin was an artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. During their career they have collaborated and produced nummerous body of work togeather. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This work was acquired from Nikolai Troshin, the artist's widower, by Viktor Kholodkov. Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015) fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970)
        Jan. 26, 2019

        OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970)

        Est: $600 - $800

        OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) New Year's Day, watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper 30 x 39.8 cm (11 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.); full sheet measuring 37.5 x 52 cm (14 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.) PROVENANCE Collection of Viktor Kholodkov LOT NOTES Deineko was a well-known Ukrainian and Russian Soviet Avant-garde painter and graphic artist; poster and book designer. She was born in 1897 in the Chernigov Region (Ukraine), and then lived in Petrograd and Moscow. In 1919-1923 Deineko worked as an assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. She is also known for her collaborations with her husband Nikolai Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. This particular works exists in several variants. This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum. This lot is being sold without reserve.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) OR NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990), Health Care
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) OR NIKOLAY TROSHIN (RUSSIAN 1897-1990), Health Care

        Est: $150 - $250

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) or TROSHIN NIKOLAY STEPANOVICH (RUSSIAN 1897-1990), [Health Care], pencil and colored pencil on thick paper, 29 x 21.7 cm (11 2/5 x 8 4/7 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. Nikolai Troshin was a well-known Russian (Soviet) avant-garde painter, photographer, graphic artist and illustrator; designer of posters, books and exhibitions, as well as scene design. Author of "Basics of Composition in Photography" (1929). After graduating from the Ryazan School of Craft, he also studied in the Penza Arts School and State Art Studios in Petrograd, also known as VKhUTEMAS (1918-1920) from Ilya Ivanovich Mashkov (member of well-known associations "Mir iskusstva" and "Jack of Diamonds"). Exhibited from 1918 onwards (Ryzan, Russia); in 1931-1932 (Paris and Lyon) with Altman, Klutsis, Lebedev, Popova, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Telingater, et al.; and along with his wife, Olga Deineko, in 1946, 1968, 1978, 1989 Troshin was the Artist-in-Chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction" and Lissitzky's co-author in poster design. During World War II worked extensively in poster design. Received a patent for a chemical photo-coloring technique in the 1950's. Troshin's works are part of many museum collections, including those of the State Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • A PAIR OF LITHOGRAPHS BY OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970)
        Dec. 20, 2018

        A PAIR OF LITHOGRAPHS BY OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970)

        Est: $300 - $500

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Two states of Surf], lithograph, the largest measuring: 52.5 x 40.5 cm (20 2/3 x 16 in.), the smallest: 55 x 35.6 cm (21 2/3 x 14 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), At the Farmer's Market, 1929
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), At the Farmer's Market, 1929

        Est: $300 - $500

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [At the Farmer's Market], 1929, autolithograph, 45.5 x 32 cm (18 x 12 4/7 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Ironing at Night, 1940
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Ironing at Night, 1940

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Ironing at Night], 1940, charcoal on thick paper, 46.5 x 34.5 cm (18 1/4 x 13 5/8 in.), inscribed and dated lower right LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Morning in the Capital, 1949
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Morning in the Capital, 1949

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Utro Stolitsy [Morning in the Capital], 1949, watercolor, charcoal, colored pencil, and white wash on thick paper, 39.5 x 27 cm (15 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.) on 57 x 42 cm (22 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.) sheet, inscribed and dated on verso LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • PROBABLY BY OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Biological Sketches
        Dec. 20, 2018

        PROBABLY BY OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Biological Sketches

        Est: $500 - $700

        PROBABLY BY DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Biological Sketches], watercolor, ink and pencil on thick paper, each 24 x 15.5 cm (9 3/7 x 6 1/9 in.), with images of biological cells on the back LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Christmas Tree at the Bolshoi Theater
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Christmas Tree at the Bolshoi Theater

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Christmas Tree at the Bolshoi Theater], watercolor, charcoal, and white wash on thick paper, 51.7 x 38.5 cm (20 1/3 x 15 1/6 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Gorky Street, 1961
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Gorky Street, 1961

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Ulitsa Gorkogo [Gorky Street], 1961, watercolor and pencil on thick paper, 52 x 38 cm (20 1/5 x 15 in.), inscribed and dated on verso LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Haystacks
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Haystacks

        Est: $300 - $500

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Haystacks], lithograph, 42 x 36 cm (16 1/2 x 14 1/5 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Trucks, 1938
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Trucks, 1938

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Trucks, 1938, charcoal and colored pencil on thick paper, 84 x 66.5 cm (33 x 26 1/5 in.), inscribed and dated lower right LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Razina Street (Varvarka), 1947
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Razina Street (Varvarka), 1947

        Est: $500 - $700

        OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Ulitsa Razina (Varvarka) [Razina Street (Varvarka)], 1947, watercolor and pencil on paper, 52 x 38 cm (20 1/5 x 15 in.) mounted on 69 x 54 cm (27 1/8 x 21 1/4 in.) thick paper, inscribed and dated lower right LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Peeling Vegetables, 1940
        Dec. 20, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Peeling Vegetables, 1940

        Est: $500 - $700

        OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Peeling Vegetables], 1940, charcoal on thick paper, 46.5 x 34.5 cm (18 1/4 x 13 5/8 in.), inscribed and dated lower left LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, School Children Help the Collective Farm, 1956
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, School Children Help the Collective Farm, 1956

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), School Children Help the Collective Farm, 1956, watercolor on paper, laid on thick paper, 59.5 x 46.5 cm (23 4/9 x 18 1/3 in.), signed lower right, inscribed on verso LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, Adults and Children
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, Adults and Children

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Adults and Children], watercolor and pencil on thick paper, 59.5 x 42 cm (23 2/5 x 16 1/2 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, Day in March, 1949
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, Day in March, 1949

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Day in March, 1949, watercolor and pencil on thick paper, 61 x 41 cm (24 x 16 1/7 in.), inscribed lower left and dated on verso LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, 25th October Street, 1961
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, 25th October Street, 1961

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), 25th October Street, 1961, watercolor and pencil on thick paper, 52 x 38 cm (20 4/9 x 15 in.), inscribed lower left and dated on verso LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, Abandoned House, 1931
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, Abandoned House, 1931

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Abandoned House], 1931, gouache and pencil on thick paper, 64.5 x 51 cm (25 1/5 x 20 in.), signed and dated lower right LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Pedestrians on the Streets of Moscow
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), Pedestrians on the Streets of Moscow

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Pedestrians on the Streets of Moscow], watercolor on thick paper, 58 x 44 cm (22 6/7 x 17 1/3 in.) LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • DEINEKO or TROSHIN, Horses in a Stall, 1930
        Nov. 18, 2018

        DEINEKO or TROSHIN, Horses in a Stall, 1930

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970) or TROSHIN NIKOLAY STEPANOVICH (RUSSIAN 1897-1990), [Horses in a Stall], 1930, gouache and graphite on thick paper, 54 x 36 cm (21 1/4 x 14 1/5 in.), dated lower left, inscribed on verso LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. Nikolai Troshin was a well-known Russian (Soviet) avant-garde painter, photographer, graphic artist and illustrator; designer of posters, books and exhibitions, as well as scene design. Author of "Basics of Composition in Photography" (1929). After graduating from the Ryazan School of Craft, he also studied in the Penza Arts School and State Art Studios in Petrograd, also known as VKhUTEMAS (1918-1920) from Ilya Ivanovich Mashkov (member of well-known associations "Mir iskusstva" and "Jack of Diamonds"). Exhibited from 1918 onwards (Ryzan, Russia); in 1931-1932 (Paris and Lyon) with Altman, Klutsis, Lebedev, Popova, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Telingater, et al.; and along with his wife, Olga Deineko, in 1946, 1968, 1978, 1989 Troshin was the Artist-in-Chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction" and Lissitzky's co-author in poster design. During World War II worked extensively in poster design. Received a patent for a chemical photo-coloring technique in the 1950's. Troshin's works are part of many museum collections, including those of the State Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, Harvesting, 1930
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, Harvesting, 1930

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Harvesting], 1930, gouache on thick paper, 54 x 36 cm (21 1/4 x 14 1/5 in.), signed and dated lower right LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      • OLGA DEINEKO, Portrait of an Old Woman, 1936
        Nov. 18, 2018

        OLGA DEINEKO, Portrait of an Old Woman, 1936

        Est: $500 - $700

        DEINEKO OLGA KONSTANTINOVNA (RUSSIAN 1897-1970), [Portrait of an Old Woman], 1936, charcoal on paper, laid on cardboard, with hanging rope at the back, 40 x 30 cm (15 3/4 x 11 5/6 in.), signed and dated lower left LOT NOTES 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 worked as assistant professor in VKhUTEMAS. Deineko worked together with her husband Nikolay Troshin, the artist-in-chief of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Gustav Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Ivan Kliun, Aristarkh Lentulov, Nadezhda Udaltsova, et al. PROVENANCE INFORMATION This lot comes from the collection of Viktor Kholodkov (1948-2015), who fulfilled his passion for books, avant-garde design and paper memorabilia by devoting his life to collecting and dealing of prominent works of Russian graphic art of the first half of the 20th century. The dedicated collector acquired a multitude of books and artworks throughout decades, meticulously labeling and archiving every single item. Many came directly from the most preeminent artists of the time, as well as from their families and estates. He also possessed a vast number of drawings from the famous collection of another avant-garde enthusiast, Nikolai Khardzhiev. After leaving the USSR in 1989 and settling in California, Viktor continued his work as a Soviet art dealer and critic, actively publishing various articles and contributing to several major Russian avant-garde exhibitions across the U.S., such as the 1991 Russia Under Fire in the 40s on the West Coast and the 1992 Guggenheim exhibition The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde. Kholodkov also contributed to the archives of the biggest American institutions. His sophisticated selection of over 2000 Russian sheet music covers was acquired by The Library of Congress, and an extensive amount of material related to VKhUTEMAS is now at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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