Lot 30. View of the Kremlin

Nikolaj Konstantinovic Roerich (Rerich)
(1874 – 1947)

oil on cardboard
29.5 x 51 cm
signed and dated lower right: Rerich 1903
verso text: "This sketch is registered in the list of works in N. K. Rerich's book published in St. Petersburg in 1918 and represents a view of the Kremlin, Moscow and was painted in 1903."

– Ferdinand Svoboda Bookshop and Publishing House, Prague II (letter of Noveber 23, 1936 documenting the offer of the work to the curator of the Modern Gallery in Prague)
– State Insurance Company, Prague – deposited in the National Gallery Prague (DO 3296), June 15, 1954 assumed from its deposit

– Monograph by N.K. Rerich, St. Petersburg, 1918

Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.
Expertise of Dr R. Michalova, enclosed.
Restoration expertise of academic painter-restorer David Frank enclosed, dated April 4, 2023.

Starting/Selling price
350.000 Kč
EUR 14 000
500.000–800.000 Kč
EUR 20 000–32 000
Price realized
350.000 Kč