GEORGES ANNENKOV (1889-1974) Set of four drawings including 3 self-portraits and «muses» for the cartoon ‘Elegy’

Lot 100
pencil and ink on tracing paper 19.5 x 28.5 cm, 20 x 26.5 cm, 17.5 x 26 cm circa 1930 Provenance: archives of G. Annenkov. In the 1930s, Annenkov made an astonishing cartoon entitled ‘Elegy’ (unpublished), one of the sequences of which showed the deformations of his face, annoyed by a muse flying over him. The self-portraits, presented here, are part of this sequence.