30 November 2016
Sanctuary of the Palace at Knossos, signed twice, titled in Russian and English and dated twice 1995 on the reverse.
Oil and acrylic on canvas, 107 by 152.5 cm.
Provenance: With Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1995.
Private collection, Australia.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Maria Plavinskaya, the artist’s widow.
Exhibited: Dmitri Plavinsky. Echo Ancient Ruins, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, 16 November–8 December 1995.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Dmitri Plavinsky. Echo Ancient Ruins, New York, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, 1995.
Dmitri Plavinsky, New York, Rizzoli, 2000, p. 110, illustrated; p. 262, listed with incorrect date 1994.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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