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Aleksandr Rodchenko (Russian, 1891–1956)
Sheet: 30 × 24 cm (11 13/16 × 9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photograph, gelatin silver print, ferrotyped
Not On View
Verso inscription and stamp verified by Alexander Lavrentiev (grandson of the artist)
Verso, in black pencil, top ctr, in Russian, in the hand of Varvara Rodchenko (daughter of the artist): title and 95
Verso, lower ctr, stamped in purple ink, translating as: "From the collection of A.A. Rodchenko and V.F. Stepanova."
By descent from the artist to his daughter, Varvara Rodchenko, Moscow, Russia; about 1960s/1970s, sold by Varvara Rodchenko to Caio Garruba (b. 1923 – d. 2015), Spoleto, Italy; 1998, sold by Caio Garruba to Keith de Lellis, New York; 2017, sold by Keith de Lellis Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 2017)
Sophie M. Friedman Fund
© Estate of Alexander Rodchenko / RAO Moscow / VAGA at ARS, NY