29 November 2017 Russian Art Auctions

29 November 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Lenin in October, from the series "October"

158. LABAS, ALEXANDER (1900-1983)

Lenin in October, from the series "October", signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1953 on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 101.5 by 74 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP

Provenance: Estate of the artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in Moscow, c. 2003.
Private collection, Europe.

Exhibited: Aleksandr Labas, Tsentralnyi dom khudozhnika, Moscow, February 1990.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, E. Butorina, Aleksandr Labas, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1990, listed under the works from 1953.

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.