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 Pavel Tchelitchew   (1898-1957)

  New York Perspective
  • sepia ink and wash on paper, 1937
  • signed and dated 37 lower right recto
  • paper size 14" x 17" (35.6 x 43.2 cm.)
  • Literature:  Kirstein, Pavel Tchelitchew Drawings, H. Bittner & Co., NY, 1947, p.59, plate 35
  • Literature:  Eugene Berman - Pavel Tchelitchew:
    Neo-Romantic Master Works from the 1930's & 1940's
    Gallery of Surrealism, NY, 2005, p.16
Drawn, 1937, at the artist's studio, 235 East 72nd Street. The view is from the tenth floor, facing north. In the upper right hand corner of the large canvas Phenomena (1936-1938), there are portions of a modern metropolis. This drawing, however, is purely an observation of nature.
   --Lincoln Kirstein, Pavel Tchelitchew Drawings, H. Bittner & Co., NY, 1947
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