Constructivist Photomontage Klutsis Spartakiada Football. Or...



£450 - £900


Constructivist Photomontage Klutsis Spartakiada Football. Original photomontage collage study for a Spartakiada sports competition in the style of Gustav Klutsis. This unsigned handmade collage features black and white cut-outs from Soviet 1920s period publicstiond and is themed on football. Gustav Klutsis produced a series of postcards for Spartakiada sports games in Moscow and these sheets could be a study for postcard design, book illustration or a poster. We acquired the whole set from a private seller in Latvia who purchased them in Germany from a private collection along with some other paintings and sketches from the 1920s-1930s. Based on our expertise, we believe it to be a genuine period original artwork. Very good condition, light paper toning, small stains. Top edge uneven and has signs of tearing as if the page was removed from an album. Edges of the paper show signs of gilding. Country of issue: USSR, designer: Unknown, size (cm): 39.7x26.5, year of printing: 1920's. For other avant-garde publications please visit our website

Auction Date: 19th Mar 2022 at 2pm

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19th Mar 2022 2pm (Lots 1 to 252)