7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Composition with a Watermelon

*§ 172. MASTERKOVA, LYDIA (1927-2008)

Composition with a Watermelon, signed and dated 1962.

Oil on canvas, 70 by 75 cm.
40,000-60,000 GBP


Provenance: Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 26–28 April 2006, lot 147.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, Switzerland.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the art critic M. Tupitsyn, the artist’s niece.


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.