El Lissitzky6. Sportsmen 1923

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El Lissitzky (1890‑1941)
6. Sportsmen
Date 1923
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 510 x 430 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1976

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El Lissitzky1890-1941

P07137-47 Victory over the Sun1923

Each sheet is inscribed 'El Lissitzky' either b.l. or b.r.; the title page is also numbered '8' b.r.
Portfolio of lithographs comprising a cardboard case, a title page in black (P07137) and ten colour lithographs on paper approx. 20 1/8 x 16 7/8 (51 x 43)
Purchased from Mrs Donald Ogden Stewart (Grant-in-Aid) 1976
Prov:Mrs Sophie Lissitzky-Küppers, Moscow; Mrs Donald Ogden Stewart (Ella Winter), New York and London, 1944
Exh:Russian Graphic Art - XVIII to XX Centuries, Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, November-December 1978 (231-40)
Lit:Horst Richter, El Lissitzky: Sieg über die Sonne: zur Kunst des Konstruktivismus(Cologne 1958), the title page and all 10 colour lithographs repr.; exh… (read more)

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