7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Harvesting Potatoes

161. TKACHEV, ALEKSEI (b. 1925)

Harvesting Potatoes, signed, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic “Eskikh [sic] k kartine “Bratiia Tkachevy” and dated 1963 on the reverse.

Oil on cardboard, 41 by 48 cm.
8,000-12,000 GBP


The present lot is a study for the 1974 A. and S. Tkachev painting Everyday Working Life (Trudovye budni) , currently in the collection of the Primorie State Art Gallery, Vladivostok.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Stefano Pirra in Moscow, c. 1995–2000.
Galleria Pirra, Turin (label on the reverse and the backing board).


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