29 November 2017 Russian Art Auctions

29 November 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 144. BURLIUK, DAVID (1882-1967)

Siesta, signed.

Oil on canvas, 31 by 41 cm.
4,000-6,000 GBP

Executed in the second half of the 1940s–1950s.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Joseph Hirshhorn, New York.
Collection of J. Hirshhorn (1899–1981), New York (label on the stretcher).
A gift from the above to a previous owner, 1966.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert T. Levina.

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.