30 November 2016 Russian Art Auctions

30 Nov 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Grieving Muse

142. AVETISYAN, MINAS (1928-1975)

Grieving Muse, signed, titled in Armenian and dated 1962 on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 74.5 by 90 cm.
15,000–20,000 GBP


Provenance: Russian Art Paintings, Sotheby’s London, 1 December 2009, lot 419.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Gayane and Narek Avetisyan, the artist’s widow and son.


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.