7 June 2017
Penetration, signed and dated 1975, also further signed and titled in Cyrillic on the stretcher.
Oil and collage with wood on canvas, 91.5 by 100 cm.
Provenance: Collection of the artist, Leningrad.
Thence by descent.
With Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville, USA, c. 1989–1995 (label on the stretcher).
Acquired by the present owner from Lev Rukhin, the artist’s son, in 2005.
Private collection, Switzerland.
Authenticity certificate from Lev Rukhin.
Exhibited: Avant-garde from Russia 1960s–1980s, Gregory Gallery, New York, 1996.
Vremya peremen. Iskusstvo 1960–1985 v Sovetskom Soyuze, The State Russian Museum, 26 April–30 October 2006.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Vremya peremen. Iskusstvo 1960–1985 v Sovetskomm Soyuze, St Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2006, p. 326, No. 447, listed.
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