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Priglashenie na kazn. [Invitation to a Beheading.], 1966 (pen & ink on paper)

IMAGE number
CH6307329
Title
Priglashenie na kazn. [Invitation to a Beheading.], 1966 (pen & ink on paper)
Artist
Nabokov, Vladimir (1899-1977) / Russian
Location
Private Collection
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Date
1966 AD (C20th AD)
Dimensions
18.5x13.5 cms
Description

INSCRIBED BY NABOKOV TO VERA WITH A POEM, and a small butterfly drawing, in Russian: 'A little parachute lowers towards the steppe And a chap, holding a small baguette Shouts out to another: look, look! The thing! What on earth is it? There, there, there! The Thing! Orange And Violet... From the author to Véra. Montreux. 18 November, 1966.'

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Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ text / handwriting / handwritten / poem / poetry / russian / letter

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Copyright
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