6 June 2018 Russian Art Auctions

6 June 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Shepherd Boy

* 49. SVAROG, VASILY (1883-1946)

Shepherd Boy, signed and dated 1938, also further signed and titled in Cyrillic on the reverse, also further titled on the label on the stretcher.

Oil on canvas, 100 by 75 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of the Art Fund of the USSR (partial label on the stretcher).
Important private collection, USA. Literature: V. Swanson, Soviet Impressionism, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2001, p. 74, pl. 44, illustrated; p. 75, mentioned in the text.
V. Swanson, Soviet Impressionist Painting, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008, p. 70, mentioned in the text; p. 71, pl. 49, illustrated.

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.