7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Hierophante, Costume Design

49. GONCHAROVA, NATALIA (1881-1962)

Hierophante, Costume Design, signed and titled, also further inscribed "Phenix" [sic] and titled twice on the reverse.

Pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with silver and gold, on paper, 74.5 by 35 cm.
5,000-7,000 GBP


Executed c. 1922–1925.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s studio by Yvette Moch.
Collection of Y. Moch, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Collection of Julian Barran Ltd, London.

Exhibited: Gontcharova and the Russian Folk Art Tradition, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 19 October–26 November 1996.


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.