6 June 2018
White Herald, signed and dated 1963, also further inscribed in Cyrillic "freska", titled twice and dated on the reverse.
Tempera and gesso on canvas, laid on board, 62.5 by 52.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s studio by the present owner in Moscow in 2006.
Private collection, Europe.
Exhibited: Mikhail Shvartsman, Painting and Graphic Art, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, 14 March–25 April 2009.
Literature: Mikhail Shvartsman, St Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2005, p. 363, No. 37, illustrated and listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Ye. Petrova (ed.), Mikhail Shvartsman. Painting and Graphic Art, St Petersburg, Palace Editions Europe, 2009, p. 16, listed; p. 17, illustrated.
Related Literature: For similar works, see Mikhail Shvartsman, St Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2005, p. 363, Nos. 38–40 and 42, illustrated and listed; p. 364, Nos. 43, 44, 47 and 49, illustrated 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.