29 November 2017 Russian Art Auctions

29 Nov 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Portrait of a Man

5. VERESCHAGIN, VASILY VASILIEVICH (1842-1904)

Portrait of a Man

Oil on canvas, 33 by 29 cm.
25,000-40,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of the artist.
Vassili Verestchagin Collection, American Art Association, New York, 18 November 1891, lots 57, 59 or 61 (stamp on the reverse).
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited: Exhibition of the Works of Vassili Verestchagin, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1887. Vassili Verestchagin Collection, American Art Association, New York, 1891.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Exhibition of the Works of Vassili Verestchagin, Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue, London, Grosvenor Gallery, 1887, p. 61, No. 91, Russian Types, works “d”, “f” or “h”.
Vassili Verestchagin Collection, Nordestedt, Hanse, reprint of: New York, American Art Association, 1891, p. 43, listed as Nos. 57, 59 or 61, from the series Russian Types.


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.