Economical, yet the structure is fully realized. The judicious use of white finishes the form.
Николай Иванович Фешин
Pencil and charcoal on handmade paper
17 by 12 1/2 in.
at auction via Sotheby's, New York, Tue, 6 Oct 09. They estimate 7,000 - 10,000 USD. I say it should be 4,500 - 7,500 USD. We shall see.
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UPDATE: Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 9,375 USD, which means the winning bid was 7,500 USD.