6 June 2018
Little Soldiers, signed and dated 1892-1919.
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper, laid on cardboard, 24.5 by 33 cm.
Provenance: With Moskomissiontorg shop, Moscow (label on the reverse).
Acquired by the present owner in Moscow in 1980.
Private collection, UK.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
The work will be included in the monograph on the artist being prepared by the expert E. Nesterova.
Related Literature: For similar work, see Niva, No. 19, 1894, p. 437, illustrated; p. 447, mentioned in the text.
G. Romanov, Tovarishchestvo peredvizhnykh khudozhestvennykh vystavok. 1871–1923 g.g. Entsiklopediia, St Petersburg, Sankt-Peterburg Orkestr, 2003, p. 164, No. 1–180, illustrated in black and white, and listed.
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.