Leonard H. Mersky
20th C.

Painting

Russian Soldier on a Horse
$14500.00
1882-1967, Russian/American

A wonderful painting by the "father of Russian Futurism", David Burliuk. Oil on canvas board, 13 x 13 inches, framed, signed on the lower left. Painted with heavy impasto brushwork. Burliuk studied at the Royal Academy in Munich and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In his most active period he participated in many important avant-garde exhibitions in Kyiv, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Munich. The appearance of the Futurists, as they called themselves, liked to wear gaudy waistcoats, sometimes painted animals on their faces, and wore wooden spoons in their lapels.

Print

Moses Defending the Daughters of Jethro
1661-1721, European

Engraving after LeBrun, image size 20 5/8 x 24 7/8 inches, sheet size 21 7/8 x 25 1/2 inches, LeBL. 9. Fogg Museum provenance, JW Randall Collection #4045. Framed.

Drawing

Castle Path
fl. 1875-1889, American

Watercolor, image size 14 x 10 1/8 inches, dated 1885 and signed Geo. C. Bell