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Nicholas Roerich (1874 - 1947)

Lot 161: Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)

Christie's

April 24, 2006
New York, NY, US

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Description

Tsong-Kha-Pa, from the series Banners of the East
signed with Cyrillic monogram 'RKh' (lower left)
tempera on canvas
29 x 46 1/4 in. (73.7 x 117.5 cm.)
Painted in 1924

Artist or Maker

Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh [Roerich] (1874-1947)

Literature

N. K. Roerich, List of Paintings 1917-1924, listed in Russian as 'Tsong-Ka-Pa. Series The Birth of Mysteries/1924/Nr. 31'.
N. K. Roerich et. al., Roerich, Himalaya, New York, 1926, pp. 185 - 200, illustrated p. 105.
The Roerich Museum Catalogue, Eighth edition, New York, 1930, no. 540.
A. V. Yaremenko, Roerich, New York, 1931, pp. 25-43, pl. 89.

Provenance

The Roerich Museum, New York, 1924.
Louis and Nettie Horch, 1935.
Baltzar E. Bolling, 1951.
Thence by descent to the present owner.

Notes

PROPERTY FROM THE BOLLING COLLECTION

Fig. 1. Title page of Roerich. Himalaya

Fig. 2. Roerich. Himalaya. The present lot, illustrated p. 105.

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