Zdzisław Ruszkowski (1907 – 1991)

Zdzisław Ruszkowski. Hampstead Heath, 1949

Lot 193. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Polish, 1907-1991). Hampstead Heath, signed ‘Ruszkowski’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 51 x 61cm (20 1/16 x 24in). Painted in 1949. Exhibited: London, Roland, Browse & Delbanco, Exhibition of Paintings by Lovis Corinth and Ruszkowski, February 1950, cat.no.24. Literature: Michael Simonow, Ruszkowski: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Paintings, Mechanick Exercises, London, 1987, p.80, cat.no.110 (col.ill.). Estimate £ 1,000 – 1,500. Bonhams. 11/27/19

Dwa oleje Zdzisława Ruszkowskiego opublikowane w książce o tym malarzu.

Zdzisław Ruszkowski. Harbour at Kyrenia, Cyprus, 1953

Lot 192. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Polish, 1907-1991). Harbour at Kyrenia, Cyprus, signed ‘Ruszkowski’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 41 x 61cm (16 1/8 x 24in). Painted in 1953. Literature: Michael Simonow, Ruszkowski: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Paintings, Mechanick Exercises, London, 1987, p.103, cat.no.166 (col.ill.). Estimate £ 1,000 – 1,500. Bonhams. 11/27/19

Zdzisław Ruszkowski (1907 – 1991)

Zdzisław Ruszkowski. Landscape with Cottage

Autor abstrakcyjnych pejzaży, martwych natur, aktów, chyba bardziej znany jest w UK niż w Polsce. Prace jego sprzedawane są w Christie’s, Bonhams oraz w wielu brytyjskich domach aukcyjnych. Malarz o kombatanckiej przeszłości, żył i pracował na emigracji.


Lot 87. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski, Polish 1907-1991- ‘Landscape with Cottage’, 1977; oil on canvas, signed, 50 x 75cm, (ARR), Provenance: New Grafton Gallery; Mr Julius Strauss; Private collection, London Exhibition: New Grafton Gallery, London 1978 no.9 Literature: Michael Simonov, ‘Ruszkowski: A Catalogue raisonné of his Paintings’, no.530 p.251. Estimate 800-1,200 GBP. Roseberys London. 07/03/19

Zdzisław Ruszkowski (1907 – 1991)

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Lot 127. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Polish, 1907-1991)

Autumn (Lyme Regis), signed ‘Ruszkowski’ (lower right); dated ‘1977’ (on canvas verso), oil on canvas, 45.5 x 76cm (17 15/16 x 29 15/16in). To be sold together with the catalogue raisonee of the artist’s work (2)

Literature: Michael Simonow, Ruszkowski – A catalogue raisonne of his paintings, London, 1987, p.256, no.542

Estimate £2,000 – 3,000. Bonhams. 9/15/15

Zdzisław Ruszkowski (1907 – 1991)

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Lot 5. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Tomaszow 1907-1991 London)
Portrait of a Japanese Lady
signed ‘Ruszkowski’ (lower right)
oil on canvas; 44 ¼ x 30 ¼ in. (102.3 x 76.8 cm.)

Estimate £3,000 – £5,000. Christies. 8/18/15

Provenance: Mr G. Hassel.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, South Kensington, 31 March 2010, lot 39, where purchased by the present owner.

Literature: M. Simonow, Ruszkowski, A Catalogue Raisonnée of his Paintings, London, 1987, p. 260, no. 553, illustrated.

Exhibited: London, New Grafton Gallery, Anniversary Exhibition, 1979, catalogue not traced.
London, Wylma Wayne Fine Art, 1981, catalogue not traced.

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Lot 1. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Tomaszow 1907-1991 London)
Rosemarie Cockayne, three-quarter length wearing a tutu
signed ‘Ruszkowski’ (lower right)
oil on canvas
42 ¼ x 30 in. (107.3 x 76.2 cm.)
(4)Sold together with three Christmas cards, each of studies of ballerinas in pencil and watercolour by the artist and addressed to the sitter, Rosemarie Cockayne. All signed and respectively dated: ‘1971’, ‘1977’ and ‘1983’.

Provenance: Given by the artist to the sitter, and thence by descent.

Literature: M. Simonow, Ruszkowski, A Catalogue Raisonnée of his Paintings, London, 1987, p. 203, no. 409, illustrated, as ‘Ballet Dancer, No. 1’.

Estimate £2,000 – £4,000. Christies. 8/18/15

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Lot 3. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Tomaszow 1907-1991 London)
Portrait of a woman, three quarter length, seated, in a blue and green chequered dress; Portrait of a woman, bust length, in a purple blouse; Portrait of a woman, half length, in a pink jumper; and Portrait of a woman, half length, in white shirt and a blue cardigan (illustrated)
the first signed ’ZRuszkowski/5/11/773’(lower right); the second signed ‘ZRuszkowski’(lower left) and inscribed ‘La terrace/Cafe Rotonde/Montparnasse’ (lower centre); the third signed ‘Z Ruszkowski’ (lower right); the fourth signed ‘ZRuszkowski’ (lower left), all unframed
the first third and fourth watercolour and bodycolour on paper; the second watercolour on paper
31 x 23 ¼ in. (78.7 x 59 cm.); and smaller.

Provenance: Given by the artist to Rosemarie Cockayne, and thence by descent.

Estimate £800 – £1,200. Christies. 8/18/15

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Lot 4. Zdzislaw Ruszkowski (Tomaszow 1907-1991 London)
The dance class; The young student (illustrated); Study of a ballerina; and Study of a ballerina in green, arms raised;
the first, second and fourth signed ‘ZRuszkowski’(lower left); the third signed ‘ZRuszkowski’ (lower right)
the first pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on ochre paper; the second watercolour heightened with white on paper laid down on card; the third pencil on paper, unframed; and the fourth pencil, coloured chalk and watercolour heightened with white on paper, unframed
29 ¼ x 20 ¾ in. (74.3 x 52.7 cm); and smaller

Estimate £1,000 – £1,500. Christies. 8/18/15