Russian Soldier on a Horse
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.


Against the Light
1889-1934, American

This etching by Peter Marcus measures 9 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches, pencil signed, label included from Kennedy and Co. Rare Prints, NY. Marcus studied at the Art Students League and in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. His works are included in the National Academy of Design, Art Institute of Chicago and the Salmagundi Club.


Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Two drawings, one in ink wash and one in pencil, image size of each 4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.