Aleksandr BAZHBEUK-MELIKOVNatalia GONCHAROVALado GUDIASHVILIMikhail KALASHNIKOVIgor' TRENET'EVSigizmund VALISHEVISKIIIL'IAZDKirill ZDANEVICHArtist UNKNOWNIL'IAZD41°, Sofii Georgievne Mel'nikovoi: Fantasticheskii kabachek [To Sofia Georgievna Mel'nikova: The fantastic tavern] Enlarge 1 /3
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On display on Level 2

Aleksandr BAZHBEUK-MELIKOV

Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia) 12 September 1891 – 20 July 1966

Natalia GONCHAROVA

Russia 1881 – France 1962

  • Switzerland and Spain 1915-17, France from 1917

Lado GUDIASHVILI

1896 – 1980

Mikhail KALASHNIKOV

unknown

Igor' TRENET'EV

1892 – 1937

Sigizmund VALISHEVISKII

unknown

IL'IAZD

Georgia 1894 – France 1975

Kirill ZDANEVICH

1892 – 1969

Artist UNKNOWN

IL'IAZD

Georgia 1894 – France 1975

editor

41°

publisher (organisation)

Sofii Georgievne Mel'nikovoi: Fantasticheskii kabachek [To Sofia Georgievna Mel'nikova: The fantastic tavern] 1919 Description: Illustrated book: 190 pages, plus 2 fold outs | 2 fold out letterpress typographic designs (1 with collage) by Il’ia Zdanevich, 25 tipped in photomechanical reproductions by various artists (6 by Kirill Zdanevich, 5 by Natalia Goncharova, 4 by Sigizmund Valishevskii, 3 by Lado Gudiashvili, 3 by Igor’ Trent’ev, 2 by Aleksandr Bazhbeuk-Melikov, 1 by Mikhail Kalashnikov, and 1 by an Unknown Artist).
Place made: Tbilisi, Georgia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, collage, letterpress, photo-reproduction collage of coloured paper; letterpress; photomechanical reproduction. Support: paper
Edition: edition of 180
Publisher: 41°
Place Published: Tiflis
Date Published: 1919

Edition Notes: Ed. Li'ia Zdanevich 190 pages, plus 2 fold outs; 2 fold out letterpress typographic designs (1 with collage) by Il’ia Zdanevich, 25 tipped in photomechanical reproductions by various artists (6 by Kirill Zdanevich, 5 by Natalia Goncharova, 4 by Sigizmund Valishevskii, 3 by Lado Gudiashvili, 3 by Igor’ Trent’ev, 2 by Aleksandr Bazhbeuk-Melikov, 1 by Mikhail Kalashnikov, and 1 by an Unknown Artist).
Primary Insc: signed in letterpress on front cover (in Russian), lower left, black ink [Kirill Zdanevich, in monogram] “KZ”. Not dated. titled in letterpress on front cover (in Russian), bottom centre, “MELNIKOVA”; on spine “SOFIA GEORGEIVNA/ MELNIKOVA”.
Dimensions: book (closed) 17.9 h x 14.0 w x 2.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1035
Image rights: © Natalia Goncharova/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy