7 June 2017
Laughing Baba, signed.
Oil on canvas, 81.5 by 65.5 cm.
Provenance: Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 23 April 2004, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Literature: M. Semina, Filipp Maliavin, Moscow, BuksMArt, 2014, p. 159, illustrated; p. 205, listed.
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