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 Pavel Tchelitchew   (1898-1957)

  Study for Phenomena
  • ink, wash, and gouache on paper, 1936
  • signed and dated 36 lower right recto
  • paper size 14" x 19½" (35.6 x 49.5 cm.)
  • Provenance:  Charles Henri Ford, New York
  • Literature:  Eugene Berman - Pavel Tchelitchew:
    Neo-Romantic Master Works from the 1930's & 1940's
    Gallery of Surrealism, NY, 2005, p.13
From 1936 to 1938 Tchelitchew worked steadily on sketches for Phenomena and after August, 1936, on the canvas itself.
   -James Thrall Soby, Tchelitchew: Paintings-Drawings, MoMA, NY, 1942, p.28
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