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Easel graphics by Alexander Konstantinovich Bogomazov. Triple portrait. 1916
Easel graphics by Alexander Konstantinovich Bogomazov. Triple portrait. 1916
Easel drawing by Alexander Konstantinovich Bogomazov. Triple portrait. 1916 It is a combination of three, multidirectional portraits, revealing the facets of the character of one person. The profile and face of a balding man in glasses, dressed in a suit, with a tie and a button on the lapel of his jacket, are clearly visible. The third silhouette combines both previous ones and is opposite to the profile. Represents radical materiality seen from the back of the head. If the profile drawing carries the plot of psychological characteristics, lifestyle; face - the inner, desired image of a tired lyricist; then the ball of a skull with an open mouth and prominent superciliary arches is rather an act of surprise, seen from the back of unfamiliar matter. And it acts as a frightening physical objectivity of a person. Although, in the heat of provocativeness, there is more methodological controversy with fellow workers; nevertheless, in a dispute in absentia with the Italian cubo-futurists, Bogomazov nevertheless clearly expands the tripartiteness to philosophical generalizations and a constructivist secret vision of matter. In the lower right corner (3rd portrait), 1916 Kyiv. On the back, in blue pencil, is the signature of Bogmazovs widow Wanda: “I certify the work of my husband AK Bogomazov: V. Bogomazov. The inscription was made during the sale of works in 1979. Half cardboard, charcoal pencil. 66.6 x52.6 cm. In addition to the examinations of the All-Russian Artistic Research and Restoration Center named after academician I.E. Grabar for 2007 and the State Scientific and Restoration Institute of Restoration of the same year, Smolnikov’s own handwritten letter about the acquisition of six graphic works from the master’s family is attached .
50000 EUR
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