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Bretagne France Oil on Card Arnold Lakhovsky 1880-1937

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Bretagne France Oil on Card Arnold Lakhovsky 1880-1937

Unsigned Oil on Card by Arnold Borisovich Lakhovsky (1880-1937) b. Russia, d. New York, noted on verso as "Arnold Borisovich" by the New York Gallery, Radon. A view of Bretagne, France, and so noted as "Bretagne" in script on verso of painting, likely by the artist, himself.

CONDITION: Painting is soiled and has one pinhole center top where it was likely attached to the artist's plein air easel while being created.

The unframed painting measures about 7" x 10". We have offered a photo showing how it might look cleaned and framed, as well as a photo of the actual scene in Bretagne.

Paintings by this artist have sold for as high as $70,000 at auction. This exact painting is shown in AskArt as having been at auction in 2008, along with another small painting by the artist.

Circa 1915, France. $20 US Shipping.

Arnold Borisovich Lahkovsky (b.1880 / d.1937)

Arnold Lahkovsky was born on January 15, 1880 in Chernobyl, Russia.

Lahkovsky finished his studies in 1902 at Odessa Art School studying under K. Kostandi and L. Iorini. From 1902 to 1904, he studied at the Art Academy in Munich. Lahkovsky then attend the Higher Art School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture under the Imperial Academy of Arts in 1904 to 1909 and again in 1911 to 1912.

Lakovsky spent time living and traveling abroad from 1901 to 1917 in such places as Palestine, St. Petersburg, Italy, France, Belgium and Finland.

Teaching Positions:
Bezalel Art School in Jerusalem 1909-1911
Higher Women’s Architectural Courses in St. Petersburg 1912-1914
School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston c.1933

Lakovsky worked as an illustrator at the magazine Petrogradand, Niva, Ogonek, Vershina, Solnze Rossi and others. He also designed books by K.I Chukovsky.

Beginning in 1907, Lakovsky had exhibitions at the Imperial Academy of Arts, the Izdebsky’s Salon, Society of Russian Watercolors, International Exhibition of Art in Venice, the New Society of Artists, the Society of Independent Artists and others. He was a member and an exhibitor of the A. I. Kuindzhi Society of Artists in 1915, Jewish Society for the Encouragement of the Arts 1916 to 1918, the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions from1912 to 1918. Here he became a member in1916.

Lahkovsky died in New York on January 7, 1937 [courtesy AskArt]

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