6 June 2018 Russian Art Auctions

6 June 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Lemon, from the series "Anarchic Synthesis", four-part work

* 206. KOMAR, VITALY and MELAMID, ALEXANDER (B. 1943 and B. 1945)

The Lemon, from the series "Anarchic Synthesis", four-part work, one part signed on the side, further three numbered "2", "3" and "4" respectively on the reverse.

Each part oil and acrylic on board, three measuring 203 by 91 cm and the other 203 by 86.5 cm.
40,000-60,000 GBP

Executed in 1985–1986.

Provenance: With Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York (labels on the reverse of each part).
Acquired at the above by Sylvester Stallone.
Collection of S. Stallone.
Collection of the Bass Museum of Art, USA.
Bass Museum Deaccession & Tycoon’s Estate, Hill Auction Gallery, Sunrise, 18 October 2017, lot 330.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Vitaly Komar.

Exhibited: Anarchic Synthesis, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, 1986.

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.