Lot 11 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale as0569

Lot 11
Nicolai Michoutouchkine
(1929-2010) Russia/France
Three Faces & Fish 1987
Ink & watercolour on handmade paper
Signed lower left
107 x 74 cm

Narelle Ryan, purchased from the artist 1987

Howarth, Crispin. Obituary in The Pacific Art Association Newsletter 2010

An artist of International repute, a collector & promoter of Pacific arts. Born in France, studied at the Academic de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, settled in Vanuatu in the early 1960s, built a Pacific arts collection by visiting the Solomon Islands, 1963, PNG, 1964 & visits to Tonga, Fiji & the Rotuma Islands, The Wallis Austral & the Marquesas Islands in 1965 & Samoa & a return visti to PNG in 1966. His N. Michoutouckine . Pilioko Foundation exhibited traditional & Pacific Arts though Europe & Russia, Japan Australia & Mexico. 300 pieces from the Foundation are now on display at the Pasifika Asia Museum, Bali
Estimate $400-600

Sold for $750

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