O Repine [On Repin] …

Moscow, “Ole-Lukoie”, 1913.

Large 8vo, pp. 64, plus advertisement leaf; uncut in the original printed wrappers, soiled and chipped, spine largely perished.

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First edition thus: three pieces written earlier in the year and published in journals on the work of Ilya Repin (1844–1930), often regarded as Russia’s national artist. At the end is an extract from a lecture (1885) by Landtsert on the painting ‘Ivan the Terrible and his Son’. Voloshin (1877–1932) worked as both poet and artist, with leanings towards the Symbolist movement.

OCLC lists 3 copies only (Stanford, Illinois, Wisconsin).

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