28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 November 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 9. ROERICH, NICHOLAS (1874–1947)

Islands, signed with a monogram and dated 1919, further titled in Cyrillic and numbered "N 72" on the reverse.

Pastel and tempera on paper, laid on cardboard, 50 by 65 cm (image size)
60,000-90,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, USA.

We would like to thank Gvido Trepsa, Director of the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, for his assistance in cataloguing the work.

Exhibited: Nicholas Roerich Taidenäyttely, Salon Strindberg, Helsinki, March–April 1919.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Nicholas Roerich Taidenäyttely, Helsinki, Lindbergs tryckeri, 1919, p. 6, No. 72, listed as Saaria (edition in Finnish) and Holmar (edition in Swedish).

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.