Coloured pen drawing, 15,5 x 10,5 cm, lo. le. cyrillic monogr. a. dat. KC 1918, mounted in passepartout, unframed. - Russian painter a. draughtsman, son of the director of the Eremitage, studied at the St. Petersburg academy under I. Repin as well as 1897-99 at the Académie Colarossi in Paris, was among the founders of Mir Iskusstva, in 1923 he emigrated to Paris, worked among others for "Jugend". - Mus.: Moskau (Tretjakoff-Gal.), St. Petersburg, Helsinki. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bown.