30 November 2016
Portrait of Ariadna, signed and dated 1905.
Pencil, gouache and tempera, heightened with gold, on paper, laid on card, diameter 12.5 cm (image size).
Provenance: A gift from the artist to Olga Janushkovskaya, a great-grandmother of the present owner, St Petersburg, 4 November 1905 (inscription on the backing board).
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Spain.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.