Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the grandfather
of the previous owner in the 1940s.
Thence by descent. Russian Art Evening, Sotheby’s London, 30 November 2009, lot 235.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, Europe.
Related literature: For another version of the present lot, see
Segodnia, No. 87, 27 March 1932.
Z. Ligers, Bogdanoff-Belsky, Leben und Werk des russischen Malers,
Riga, 1943, p. 14, illustrated in black and white.
The work will be included in the monograph on the artist being
prepared by A. Kuznetsov.