Jun 04, 2009 - Sale 2182

Sale 2182 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Portrait of John Graham.

Pen and ink on cream wove paper, 1940s. 240x190 mm; 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches. Signed and inscribed "pinxit Graham NYC 1394" in ink, center right recto.

With a letter from Graham to Burliuk in Cyrillic mentioning a lecture by Katherine Dreier and one of Burliuk's paintings.

Graham (1881-1961) and Burliuk were fellow artists in New York and both had emigrated from Russia in the early 1900s.