Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

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Sketchbook with the artist's monogram on the front cover and comprising twenty one studies of birds, cityscapes, landscapes, portraits and various designs including preparatory designs for a program cover for Vera Nemtchinova's Ballet Russes at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 1930 and an enamel plaque (lot 15 in the present sale)

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Sketchbook with the artist's monogram on the front cover and comprising twenty one studies of birds, cityscapes, landscapes, portraits and various designs including preparatory designs for a program cover for Vera Nemtchinova's Ballet Russes at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 1930 and an enamel plaque (lot 15 in the present sale)
'Château de Bagatelle' signed, inscribed and dated 'Parva sed apta' (lower centre) and 'S. Tchekhonine/1928.' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and gouache, some heightened with gold, on paper; some with colour notes
6 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (17.4 x 10.5 cm.)