28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 Nov 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Gifts of Spring. Rodnik

50. SARYAN, MARTIROS (1880–1972)

The Gifts of Spring. Rodnik, signed and dated 1968, also further inscribed  in Armenian, titled in Russian, numbered “2750” and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 89 by 116 cm
70,000-90,000 GBP


Provenance: Darakjian Antiques, California.
Elizabeth Darakjian Trust, California.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, UK.

Literature: Sovetakan arvest, No. 10, 1968, illustrated on the front page.

Related Literature: For similar work, see Sh. Khachaturian, L. Mirzoian, Saryan, Agni, Samara, 2003, p. 189.

Martiros Saryan was commissioned to paint The Gifts of Spring. Rodnik to mark the 2750th Anniversary of the foundation of Yerevan.


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* 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.