7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Two Profiles

174. SOKOV, LEONID (B. 1941)

Two Profiles, signed, numbered 3/6 and dated 1989.

Bronze and silk-screen on panel, 82 by 73 cm.
10,000-15,000 GBP


Provenance: Russian Day Sale – Paintings, Sotheby’s London, 12 June 2007, lot 220.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Exhibitions: Leonid Sokov, Galleria Carini, Florence, February 1991.

Literature: : Exhibition catalogue, Leonid Sokov, Florence, Galleria Carini, 1991, p. 6, illustrated.
G. Glueck, “Nyet to Passé Soviet Realism, Yes to Lenin as Mickey Mouse”, The New York Times, 5 December 2003, illustrated.
Leonid Sokov. Sculptures, Paintings, Objects, Installations, Documents, Articles, St. Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2000, p. 134, illustrated.


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