Sale 22TH01 | Lot 2047


Catalogue: Stage & Screen

Lot Details

Lot 2047
Russian, 1904-1979
Oedipus Rex
Signed Boris Chaliapin (ll)
Watercolor and gouache on board
20 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches (51.4 x 41.3 cm)

The son of the great opera singer Feodor Chaliapin, Boris Chaliapin studied painting in Moscow and Paris and gained a reputation as a skilled portraitist. After moving to the United States, Chaliapin became known as "Mr. Time", supporting himself as an illustrator for Time Magazine. He created more than 400 cover images for the publication between 1942 and 1970.

Estimate: $700 - $900
Sold for $504 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $700 - $900
Sold for $504 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 10am EDT
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