30 November 2016
Sunflowers, signed, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1979 on the reverse.
Oil on cardboard, 104.5 by 82 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from Maria Savchenkova, the artist’s widow, by the present owner in Moscow, 1998.
Important private collection, USA.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by V. Swanson, art historian and author of Soviet Impressionist Painting, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008.
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