Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Design for the front cover of Russkoe iskusstvo

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Design for the front cover of Russkoe iskusstvo signed and inscribed Serge Tchekhonine Paris (lower right), further signed in Cyrillic, inscribed in Russian and numbered Sergei Vasilevich/Chekhonin/Petrograd.Vas[ilyevsky]. Isl[and]. 12 av. 43 ap., 3/N 12./“Russian Art”/ N/32. and with inscription Vincent Rue des Beaux Arts (on the reverse) and Tchekhonine Serge/1878-1936/Maquette originale pour/“L’Art Russe Decoratif de/G. Loukomski publié par/Vincent Freal à Paris/en 1928./Acquis de Pierre Ino (on the second sheet) pencil, ink and watercolour, heightened with white, on card 11 5/8 x 8 ¼ in. (29.4 x 20.9 cm.)