SERGE de SOLOMKO (1867-1928) Samain A. Aux Flancs du Vase. 26 illustrations by S. Solomko, engr. E. Pennecq. Paris, 1922.

Lot 810
In French. Edition of 500 copies. Copy No. 395. In publisher's illustrated cover. In good condition. Minor soiling on the cover. Sergei Sergeyevich Solomko (1867-1928) was a Russian artist, illustrator, graphic artist, and watercolourist with a distinctive 'Russian style'. He worked for many magazines, including 'Mir Iskusstva,' 'Zolotoe Runo,' 'Niva,' and others, illustrating works by A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, N. Gogol. From 1910, he lived permanently in Paris, where he gained great popularity. He created illustrations for several editions for Parisian publishers and produced a series of postcards on themes of Russian antiquity for the Lapin publishing house.