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Nicholas Roerich
(1874 - 1947)

Untitled



“Where can one have such joy as when the sun is upon the Himalayas, when the blue is more intense than sapphires, when from the far distance, the glaciers glitter as incomparable gems!” - NICHOLAS ROERICH

Nicholas Roerich’s admiration for the Himalayan landscape began in his childhood, through an old family painting of the majestic Kanchenjunga - a mountain he would later trek and be inspired to paint. Quoting from the Chinese...



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  Lot 38 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Nicholas Roerich
Untitled

Signed in Russian with artist's monogram (lower right)
Circa 1944
Tempera on cardboard pasted on paper
4.75 x 11.75 in (12.3 x 30 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

Cataloguing of the present lot was conducted with the assistance of Gvido Trepsa, Executive Director of the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York.

PROVENANCE
Acquired through Christie's Private Sales
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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